Ornamental Horticulture

Water Use in Urban Landscapes

Cabrera, R.I. 2013. Alternative water sources for urban landscape irrigation in arid regions. Journal of Arid Land Studies. (submitted-In review)

Cabrera, R.I., K.L. Wagner and B. Wherley. 2013. An evaluation of urban landscape water use in Texas. Texas Water Journal 4(2): 14-27.

Niu, G., R.I. Cabrera, T.W. Starman and C.R. Hall. 2011. Water conservation in ornamental crops through the use of alternative irrigation water sources. HortTechnology 21 (6): 1-2.

Salinity Management and Irrigation Water Quality

Cabrera, R.I. 2012. Localized fertigation with stressing solutions and growth-quality responses in potted greenhouse roses. Acta Hortic. 947: 63-67.

Cabrera, R.I. 2011. Importancia de la calidad quimica del agua en el fertirriego en cultivos ornamentales, p. 17-26. In: V.J. Florez Roncancio (Ed.), Avances sobre Fisiologia de la Produccion de Flores de Corte en Colombia. Editorial Universidad Nacional de Columbia, Bogota.

Niu, G. and R.I. Cabrera. 2010. Growth and physiological responses of landscape plants to saline water irrigation – A review. HortScience 45 (11):1605-1609.

Cabrera, R.I.. A.R. Solis-Perez and J.J. Sloan. 2009. Greenhouse rose yield and ion accumulation responses to salt stress as modulated by rootstock selection. HortScience 44 (7): 2000-2008.

Cabrera, R.I. 2009. Revisiting the salt tolerance of crape myrtles (Lagerstroemia spp.). Arboric & Urban Fores. 35(3): 129-134.

Landscape Plant Evaluation

Wherley, B., T. Pannkuk, R.I. Cabrera and C. Campos. 2013. Off-target injury to Southern landscape species following aminocyclopyrachlor appilications. J. Env. Hort. 31(3):189-193.

Arnold, M.A., D.L. Bryan, R.I. Cabrera, G.C. Denny, J.J. Griffin, J.K. Iles, A.R. King, G.W. Knox, L. Lombardini, G.V. McDonalds, C.B. McKenney, D.T. Montague, G. Niu, H.B. Pemberton, A.L. Purnell, L.J. Shoemake, D.K. Struve and W.T. Watson. 2012. Provenance experiments and baldcypress, live oak and sycamore illustrate the potential for selecting more sustainable urban trees. Arboric. & Urban Fores. 38(5): 205-213.

Wang, X., P.A. Wadlb, C. Pounders, R.N. Trigiano, R.I. Cabrera, B.E. Scheffler, M. Pooler and T.A. Rinehart. 2011. Evaluation of genetic diversity and pedigree within crape myyrtle cultivars using simple sequence repeat markers. J.Am.Soc.Hort.Sci. 136(2): 116-128.

Mackay, W.A., S.W. George, C. Mckenney, J.J. Sloan, R.I. Cabrera, J. Reinert, P. Colbaugh, L. Lockett and W. Crow. 2008. Performance of garden roses in North Central Texas under minimal input conditions. HortTechnology 18(3): 417-422.

Plant Nutrition, Soils, and Substrates

Cabrera, R.I. and A.R. Solis-Perez. 2011. Particularidades de fisiologia vegetal y nutricion mineral, con enfasis en estreses, en rosas de invernadero. In: V.J. Florez Roncancio (Ed.), Avances sobre Fisiologia de la Produccion de Flores de Corte en Columbia. p. 91-105. Editorial Universidad Nacional de Columbia, Bogota.

Ampin, Peter A.Y., J.J. Sloan, R.I. Cabrera, D.A. Harp and F.H. Jaber. 2010. Green roof growing media: Types, ingredients, composition and properties. J. Env. Hort. 28(4): 244-252.

Sloan, J.J., R.I. Cabrera, P.A.Y. Ampim, S.A. George and W.A. Mackay. 2010. Performance of ornamental plants in alternative organic growing media amended with increasing rates of expanded shale. HortTechnology 20: 594-602.

Rubio-Covarrubias, O.A., P.H. Brown, S.A. Weinbaum, R.S. Johnson and R.I. Cabrera. 2009. Evaluating foliar nitrogen compounds as indicators of nitrogen status in Prunus persica trees. Scientia Hort. 120.(1):27-33.

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