Works (51)

Updated: April 6th, 2024 05:02

2024 article

A review and analysis of particle size parameters and their relationships to physical properties of growing media

Durand, S., Fonteno, W. C., & Michel, J.-C. (2024, March 21). SOIL SCIENCE SOCIETY OF AMERICA JOURNAL.

By: S. Durand*, W. Fonteno n & J. Michel

Source: Web Of Science
Added: April 1, 2024

2023 article

Particle size distribution of growing media constituents using dynamic image analysis: Parametrization and comparison to sieving

Durand, S., Jackson, B. E., Fonteno, W. C., & Michel, J.-C. (2023, April 27). SOIL SCIENCE SOCIETY OF AMERICA JOURNAL, Vol. 4.

By: S. Durand, B. Jackson n, W. Fonteno n & J. Michel

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 30, 2023

2023 journal article

Quantifying the Sorptive Behavior of Traditional Horticultural Substrate Components Based on Initial Hydraulic Conditioning

HORTSCIENCE, 58(1), 79–83.

By: P. Bartley III, T. Yap n, B. Jackson n, W. Fonteno n, M. Boyette n & B. Chaves-Cordoba*

author keywords: coconut coir; hydrophobicity; irrigation; moisture content; peat moss; pine bark; water holding capacity; wettability
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: July 31, 2023

2023 journal article

Quantitative Description and Classification of Growing Media Particle Morphology through Dynamic Image Analysis

AGRICULTURE-BASEL, 13(2).

By: S. Durand*, B. Jackson n, W. Fonteno n & J. Michel

author keywords: particle shape; horticultural substrates; QicPic
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: March 13, 2023

2022 review

A Review and Analysis of Horticultural Substrate Characterization by Sieve Analysis

[Review of ]. HORTSCIENCE, 57(6), 715–725.

By: P. Bartley n, W. Fonteno n & B. Jackson n

author keywords: particle size analysis; particle size distribution; peat; perlite; pine bark; screen; coconut coir
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: June 20, 2022

2022 journal article

Particle Densities of Horticultural Substrates

HORTSCIENCE, 57(3), 379–383.

By: P. Bartley n, A. Amoozegar n, W. Fonteno n & B. Jackson n

author keywords: Additional index words; active porosity; coconut coir; peat; perlite; pine bark; physical; properties; pycnometer; total porosity; wood
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 28, 2022

2021 journal article

Exploring Substrate Water Capture in Common Greenhouse Substrates through Preconditioning and Irrigation Pulsing Techniques

AGRONOMY-BASEL, 11(7).

By: B. Schulker n, B. Jackson n, W. Fonteno n, J. Heitman n & J. Albano*

author keywords: coconut coir; initial moisture content; container capacity; peatmoss; pine bark; capture rate
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2021

2021 article

Industrial hemp vegetative growth affected by substrate composition

III INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON GROWING MEDIA, COMPOSTING AND SUBSTRATE ANALYSIS, Vol. 1305, pp. 83–89.

By: J. Smith*, B. Jackson*, B. Whipker* & W. Fonteno*

author keywords: Cannabis sativa L.; growing media; physical properties; vegetative growth; perlite
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: December 6, 2021

2021 journal article

The Use of Wood Fiber for Reducing Risks of Hydrophobicity in Peat-Based Substrates

AGRONOMY-BASEL, 11(5).

By: S. Durand*, B. Jackson n, W. Fonteno n & J. Michel

author keywords: peat; wood fiber; rewetting; wettability; water retention; physical properties
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: June 10, 2021

2021 article

The use of coir for reducing risks of peat-based substrate hydrophobicity

III INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON GROWING MEDIA, COMPOSTING AND SUBSTRATE ANALYSIS, Vol. 1305, pp. 449–454.

By: J. Michel, B. Jackson* & W. Fonteno*

author keywords: wettability; hydration efficiency; water retention; contact angle
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: December 6, 2021

2020 journal article

Comparison of Water Capture Efficiency through Two Irrigation Techniques of Three Common Greenhouse Soilless Substrate Components

AGRONOMY-BASEL, 10(9).

By: B. Schulker n, B. Jackson n, W. Fonteno n, J. Heitman n & J. Albano*

author keywords: irrigation; soilless substrates; water; coconut coir; initial moisture; mass wetness; peatmoss; pine bark; wettability; capillary rise; container capacity; capture rate
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: November 9, 2020

2020 journal article

Liming Requirements of Greenhouse Peat-based Substrates Amended with Pine Wood Chips as a Perlite Alternative

HORTTECHNOLOGY, 30(2), 219–230.

By: W. Owen*, B. Jackson n, W. Fonteno n & B. Whipker n

author keywords: aggregate; dolomitic limestone; horticultural substrate; loblolly pine; potting media
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: April 20, 2020

2020 journal article

The Use of Dewpoint Hygrometry to Measure Low Water Potentials in Soilless Substrate Components and Composites

AGRONOMY-BASEL, 10(9).

By: J. Fields*, W. Fonteno n, B. Jackson n, J. Heitman n & J. Owen*

author keywords: available water; coconut coir; dewpoint potentiometer; peat; pine bark; pine tree substrate; substrate processing; surface-bound water; unavailable water; wood substrate
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: November 9, 2020

2019 journal article

Effect of particle length to width ratio on sieving accuracy and precision

POWDER TECHNOLOGY, 355, 349–354.

By: P. Bartley n, B. Jackson n & W. Fonteno n

author keywords: Agitation time; Growing media; L:W ratio; Particle size analysis; Particle size distribution; Particle shape; Physical property
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: December 16, 2019

2016 journal article

Measuring root hydraulic parameters of container-grown herbaceous and woody plants using the hydraulic conductance flow meter

HortScience, 51(2), 192–196.

By: L. Judd, B. Jackson, W. Fonteno & J. Domec

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Paclobutrazol drench activity not affected in sphagnum peat-based substrates amended with pine wood chip aggregates

HortTechnology, 26(2), 156–163.

By: W. Owen, B. Jackson, B. Whipker & W. Fonteno

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Pine wood chips as an alternative to perlite in greenhouse substrates: Nitrogen requirements

HortTechnology, 26(2), 199–205.

By: W. Owen, B. Jackson, B. Whipker & W. Fonteno

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Use of the evaporative method for determination of soilless substrate moisture characteristic curves

SCIENTIA HORTICULTURAE, 211, 102–109.

By: J. Fields*, J. Owen*, L. Zhang* & W. Fonteno n

author keywords: Hydrophysical; Physical properties; Pine bark; Pressure extraction method; Pressure plate; Sphagnum peat; Water content; Water potential
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 article

Changes in Root Growth and Physical Properties in Substrates Containing Charred or Uncharred Wood Aggregates (c)

PROCEEDINGS OF THE 2014 ANNUAL MEETING OF THE INTERNATIONAL PLANT PROPAGATORS SOCIETY, Vol. 1085, pp. 421–425.

By: L. Judd*, B. Jackson*, W. Fonteno*, M. Evans & M. Boyette*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Rhizometer: An apparatus to observe and measure root growth and its effect on container substrate physical properties over time

HortScience, 50(2), 288–294.

By: L. Judd, B. Jackson & W. Fonteno

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 conference paper

Water retention of processed pine wood and pine bark and their particle size fractions ?

Proceedings of the 2014 annual meeting of the international plant propagators society, 1085, 467–471.

By: T. Yap*, B. Jackson* & W. Fonteno*

Sources: NC State University Libraries, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 conference paper

Defining rain garden filter bed substrates based on saturated hydraulic conductivity

International symposium on growing media and soilless cultivation, 1034, 57–64.

By: H. Kraus, R. Pledger, E. Riley, W. Fonteno, B. Jackson, T. Bilderback, J. Arboretum

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Fertilization of Radishes, Tomatoes, and Marigolds Using a Large-Volume Atmospheric Glow Discharge

Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing, 34(6), 1271–1290.

By: A. Lindsay n, B. Byrns n, W. King n, A. Andhvarapou n, J. Fields n, D. Knappe n, W. Fonteno n, S. Shannon n

Contributors: A. Lindsay n, B. Byrns n, W. King n, A. Andhvarapou n, J. Fields n, D. Knappe n, W. Fonteno n, S. Shannon n

author keywords: Large-volume glow; Atmospheric pressure plasma; Fertilization; Reactive nitrogen and oxygen species
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Hydration efficiency of traditional and alternative greenhouse substrate components

HortScience, 49(3), 336–342.

By: J. Fields, W. Fonteno & B. Jackson

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Hydrophysical properties, moisture retention, and drainage profiles of wood and traditional components for greenhouse substrates

HortScience, 49(6), 827–832.

By: J. Fields, W. Fonteno, B. Jackson, J. Heitman & J. Owen

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Mini-horhizotron: An apparatus for observing and measuring root growth of container-grown plant material in situ

HortScience, 49(11), 1424–1431.

By: L. Judd, B. Jackson, T. Yap & W. Fonteno

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 conference paper

Plant available and unavailable water in greenhouse substrates: Assessment and considerations

International symposium on growing media and soilless cultivation, 1034, 341–346.

By: J. Fields*, W. Fonteno* & B. Jackson*

Sources: NC State University Libraries, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Rain garden filter bed substrates affect stormwater nutrient remediation

HortScience, 49(5), 645–652.

By: R. Turk, H. Kraus, T. Bilderback, W. Hunt & W. Fonteno

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 conference paper

Rhizometrics: A review of three in situ techniques for observation and measurement of plant root systems in containers

International symposium on growing media and soilless cultivation, 1034, 389–397.

By: L. Judd*, B. Jackson* & W. Fonteno*

Sources: NC State University Libraries, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 conference paper

A pragmatic approach to wettability and hydration of horticultural substrates

International symposium on growing media, composting and substrate analysis, 1013, 139–146.

By: W. Fonteno*, J. Fields & B. Jackson*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
Sources: NC State University Libraries, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 article

Impact of Mature Dairy Manure Compost and Water Content on Wettability and Bulk Density in Peat Moss-Perlite Root Substrate

INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON RESPONSIBLE PEATLAND MANAGEMENT AND GROWING MEDIA PRODUCTION, Vol. 982, pp. 75–80.

By: J. Barnes*, P. Nelson*, W. Fonteno*, B. Whipker* & K. Jeong

author keywords: hydration; organic substrates; peat moss alternatives; soilless substrates; transportation
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 article

Novel Methods for Observing and Quantifying Root Growth of Horticultural Crops (c)

PROCEEDINGS OF THE INTERNATIONAL PLANT PROPAGATORS' SOCIETY, Vol. 1014, pp. 389–394.

By: L. Judd*, B. Jackson* & W. Fonteno*

TL;DR: The objectives of this work were design and testing of a small scale version of a HorhizotronTM suitable for small plant material and design andTesting of the Rhizometer, an in situ technique for determining the influence of plant roots on the physical root environment. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 conference paper

Pine bark physical properties influenced by bark source and age (c)

Proceedings of the international plant propagators' society, 1014, 433–437.

By: J. Fields, B. Jackson* & W. Fonteno*

Sources: NC State University Libraries, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 conference paper

Pine wood chips as an alternative to perlite: Cultural parameters to consider (c)

Proceedings of the international plant propagators' society, 1014, 345–349.

By: W. Owen, B. Jackson*, W. Fonteno* & B. Whipker*

Sources: NC State University Libraries, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 conference paper

Strategies for developing sustainable substrates in nursery crop production

International symposium on growing media, composting and substrate analysis, 1013, 43–56.

By: T. Bilderback*, E. Riley*, B. Jackson*, H. Kraus*, W. Fonteno*, J. Owen, J. Altland, G. Fain

Sources: NC State University Libraries, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 journal article

Developing moisture characteristic curves and their descriptive functions at low tensions for soilless substrates

Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science, 135(6), 563–567.

By: J. Altland, J. Owen & W. Fonteno

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 journal article

Vase life of new cut flower cultivars

HortTechnology, 20(6), 1016–1025.

By: E. Clark, J. Dole, A. Carlson, E. Moody, I. McCall, F. Fanelli, W. Fonteno

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2009 journal article

Postharvest evaluation of Cut Dahlia, Linaria, Lupine, Poppy, Rudbeckia, Trachelium, and Zinnia

HortTechnology, 19(3), 593–600.

By: J. Dole, Z. Viloria, F. Fanelli & W. Fonteno

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

Comparison of silver thiosulfate with 1-methylcyclopropene on 19 cut flower taxa

Proceedings of the 5th International Postharvest Symposium : Verona, Italy, June 6-11, 2004.

By: J. Dole*, W. Fonteno* & S. Blankenship*

Ed(s): . F. Mencarelli & P. Tonutti

TL;DR: The effects of silver thiosulfate (STS; AVB) and 1-methylcyclopropene (1-MCP; Ethylbloc) were determined on 14 commonly-grown cut flower species, represented by one to three cultivars per species, and cut flower taxa could be organized into four groups based on effectiveness. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

Timing of PourThru affects pH, electrical conductivity, and leachate volume

COMMUNICATIONS IN SOIL SCIENCE AND PLANT ANALYSIS, 36(11-12), 1573–1581.

By: T. Cavins n, B. Whipker n & W. Fonteno n

author keywords: soil test; moisture content
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2004 journal article

Establishment of calibration curves for comparing pour-through and saturated media extract nutrient values

HortScience, 39(7), 1635–1639.

By: T. Cavins, B. Whipker & W. Fonteno

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2002 journal article

Assessment of the need for nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, and sulfur preplant nutrients for plug seedling growth

HortScience, 37(3), 529–533.

By: J. Huang, P. Nelson, D. Bailey, W. Fonteno & N. Mingis

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2000 book

PourThru nutritional monitoring manual

(p. 40). Raleigh, N.C. : North Carolina State University.

By: B. Whipker, W. Fonteno, T. Cavins & D. Bailey

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1997 journal article

How much water do your plugs really want?

GrowerTalks, 61(7), 32.

By: W. Fonteno & D. Bailey

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1996 journal article

Testing procedures for bedding plants

North Carolina Flower Growers' Bulletin, 41(2), 1.

By: W. Fonteno, P. Nelson & D. Bailey

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1993 journal article

Impact of hydrogel on physical properties of coarse-structured horticultural substrates

Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science, 118(2), 217.

By: W. Fonteno & T. Bilderback

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1993 journal article

Problems and considerations in determining physical properties of horticultural substrates

Acta Horticulturae, (342), 197.

By: W. Fonteno*

TL;DR: The concept of hydraulic status is introduced as one diagnostic protocol for physical and hydraulic properties as part of research protocol for horticultural substrates. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1990 journal article

Physical properties of and plant responses to rockwool-amended media

Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science, 115(3), 375.

By: W. Fonteno & P. Nelson

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1983 journal article

Flowering control for Non Stop tuberous begonias

North Carolina Flower Growers' Bulletin, 27(3), 1.

By: W. Fonteno & R. Larson

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1982 journal article

Photoperiod and temperature effects on NonStop tuberous begonias

HortScience, 17(6), 899.

By: W. Fonteno & R. Larson

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1981 journal article

Physical properties of three container media and their effect on poinsettia growth

Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science, 106(6), 736.

By: W. Fonteno, D. Cassel & R. Larson

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

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