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Extension & Magazine Publications

2022 (1)

  1. P. Yu, E, Kraka, and S.C. Marble. 2022. Biology and Management of Johnsongrass (Sorghum halepense) in Ornamental Crop Production and Landscapes, UF/EDIS EP620/ENH1356, 4/2022.

2020 (5)

  1. M. Gu, and P. Yu. 2020. Ms. Margie Jenkins and what we learned at IPPS. TNLA GREEN Jan/Feb: 28-29.
  2. P. Yu, and M. Gu. 2020. Using biochar as container substrates in horticulture production part 1: An introduction to biochar. TNLA GREEN May/Jun.: 24-25.
  3. P. Yu, and M. Gu. 2020. Using biochar as container substrates in horticulture production part 2: The potential of biochar to replace peat moss as container substrate and its limitation. TNLA GREEN Jul/Aug.: 16-18.
  4. P. Yu, and M. Gu. 2020. Using biochar as container substrates in horticulture production part 3: Physical and Chemical Properties, Guidelines for making the right biochar mix. TNLA Working for You. Sept. 18:15-17.
  5. P. Yu, and M. Gu. 2020. Using biochar as container substrates in horticulture production. Part 4: Effects of biochar on plant growth. TNLA Working for You. Nov. 13: 8-9.

Research Publications

2022 (3)

  1. P. Yu, S.C. Marble. Improving Pennsylvania bittercress (Cardamine pensylvanica) weed control efficacy with mulch and herbicide in containers, HortTechnology. (Accepted)
  2. P. Yu, S.C. Marble. Herbicide selection for controlling Tahitian bridal veil (Gibasis pellucida), Invasive Plant Science and Management. (under review)
  3. D. Li, P. Yu, H. Zhang, M. Song, Q. Sheng, Y. Chen, L. Cao, Z. Zhu. 2022. Study on photosynthetic characteristics of three early germinating ginkgo cultivars,Molecular Plant Breeding, (2022), online available (in Chinese)

2021 (3)

  1. P. Yu, S. C. Marble. 2021. Practices in nursery weed control — review and meta-analysis. Frontiers in Plant Science, 12: 807736. https://doi:10.3389/fpls.2021.807736
  2. L. Lin, P. Yu (co-first author), Q. Li, M. Gu. 2021. Gibberellic acid and cold stratification improve sparkleberry (Vaccinium arboreum) germination under different collection times, Scientia Horticulturae, 291 (2022), 110606.
  3. H. Zhang, P. Yu, M. Song, D. Li, Q. Sheng, F. Cao, and Z. Zhu. 2021. Leaf color changes and photosynthetic characteristics of five superior late-deciduous Ginkgo biloba cultivars, HortScience, 56 (11), 1416-1422.

2020 (5)

  1. Q. Li, P. Yu, J. Lai, M. Gu. 2020. Micropropagation of the potential blueberry rootstock—Vaccinium arboreum through axillary shoot proliferation, Scientia Horticulturae, 280 (2021), 109908.
  2. P. Yu, Q. Li, L. Huang, K. Qin, G. Niu, M. Gu. 2020. The effects of mixed hardwood biochar, mycorrhizae, and fertigation on container tomato and pepper plant growth, Sustainability, 2020, 12, 7072.
  3. J. Yan, P. Yu (co-first author), C. Liu, Q. Li, M. Gu. 2020. Replacing peat moss with mixed hardwood biochar as container substrates to produce five types of mint (Mentha spp.), Industrial Crops and Products, 2020, 155.
  4. L. Huang, M. Gu, P. Yu, C. Zhou, X. Liu. 2020. Biochar and vermicompost amendments affect substrate properties and plant growth of basil and tomato, Agronomy, 2020, 10(2), 224.
  5. P. Yu, Q. Li, I. Lima. P. White. M. Gu. 2020. Effects of mixed hardwood and sugarcane biochar as bark-based substrate substitutes on container plants production and nutrient leaching, Agronomy, 2020, 10(2), 156.

2019 (2)

  1. P. Yu, Q. Li, M. Gu, G. Niu. 2019. Mixed hardwood and sugarcane bagasse biochar as potting mix components for container tomato and basil seedling production, Appl. Sci. 2019, 9(21), 4713.
  2. L. Huang, P. Yu, M. Gu. 2019. Evaluation of Biochar and Compost Mixes as Substitutes to a Commercial Seed Propagation Mix, Appl. Sci. 2019, 9(20), 4394.

2016 (5)

  1. Q. Sheng, X. Fang, Z. Zhu, W. Xiao, Z. Wang, G. Ding, L. Zhao, Y. Li, P. Yu, Z. Ding, Q. Shu. 2016. Seasonal variation of pheophorbide and flavonoid in different organs of two Carpinus species and its correlation with immunosuppressive activity, In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology—Animal, 2016, 52 (6), 654-661.
  2. P. Yu, Z. Zhu, L. Cheng. 2016.  Effects of different media on growth and physiological characteristics of one-year old Carpinus betulus, Central South University of Forestry & Technology, 2016 (09):44-50. (in Chinese)
  3. P. Yu, L. Cheng, Z. Zhu. 2016. Effects of different substrates on photosynthetic diurnal changes of Carpinus betulus, Journal of Agricultural university of HeBei. 2016 (03):60-65. (in Chinese)
  4. Z. Zhu, P. Yu, Long. Cheng. 2016. Selection of Efficient Low-cost Substrate of Carpinus betulus, Northern Horticulture, 2016 (05):95-98. (in Chinese)
  5. Y. Wu, P. Yu, Z. Zhu. 2016. Physiological and biochemical characteristics of Carpinus turczaninowii leaves with different colors in spring, Journal of Northwest University (Natural Science Edition). 2016 (05):120-126. (in Chinese)