William Fonteno

Horticultural Science

Works (37)

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

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

2015 | conference paper

Changes in root growth and physical properties in substrates containing charred or uncharred wood aggregates ?

In 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

Source: 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 ?

In Proceedings of the 2014 annual meeting of the international plant propagators society (Vol. 1085, pp. 467–471).

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

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

2014 | conference paper

Defining rain garden filter bed substrates based on saturated hydraulic conductivity

In International symposium on growing media and soilless cultivation (Vol. 1034, pp. 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, B. Byrns, W. King, A. Andhvarapou, J. Fields, D. Knappe, W. Fonteno, S. Shannon

Source: NC State University Libraries
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

In International symposium on growing media and soilless cultivation (Vol. 1034, pp. 341–346).

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

Source: 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

In International symposium on growing media and soilless cultivation (Vol. 1034, pp. 389–397).

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

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

2013 | conference paper

Impact of mature dairy manure compost and water content on wettability and bulk density in peat moss-perlite root substrate

In 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

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

2013 | conference paper

Novel methods for observing and quantifying root growth of horticultural crops (c)

In Proceedings of the international plant propagators' society (Vol. 1014, pp. 389–394).

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

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

2013 | conference paper

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

In Proceedings of the international plant propagators' society (Vol. 1014, pp. 433–437).

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

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

2013 | conference paper

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

In Proceedings of the international plant propagators' society (Vol. 1014, pp. 345–349).

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

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

2013 | conference paper

Strategies for developing sustainable substrates in nursery crop production

In International symposium on growing media, composting and substrate analysis (Vol. 1013, pp. 43–56).

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

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

2013 | conference paper

A pragmatic approach to wettability and hydration of horticultural substrates

In International symposium on growing media, composting and substrate analysis (Vol. 1013, pp. 139–146).

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

Source: 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

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(12-Nov), 1573–1581.

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

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

2019 | 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

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