Protocols and manuals

Kroggel, M. and C. Kubota. 2011. Photoautotrophic Arabidopsis Culture (PAC) Manual. [PAC manual_US.pdf]

Poster presentations [selected, PDFs]

Kubota, C. 2016. Quantitative impact evaluation of respacing in lettuce production under controlled environment. Poster presentation at the 5th International Controlled Environment Conference. September 18-23, 2016, Canberra, Australia. [KubotaPosterICEC.pdf]

Kubota, C., M. Kroggel, A.J. Both, J.F. Burr, and M. Whalen. 2016. Does supplemental lighting make sense for my crop? – Empirical evaluations. Poster presented at the VIII International Symposium on Light in Horticulture. May 22-26, 2016, East Lansing, Michigan. [KubotaPosterLight2016.pdf]

Peer review journal publication (since 2004)

Eguchi, T., R. Hernández, and C. Kubota. 2016. Far-red and blue light synergistically mitigate intumescence injury of tomato plants grown under UV-deficit light environment. HortScience. 51:712-719

Hernández, R. and C. Kubota. 2016. Physiological responses of cucumber seedlings under different blue and red photon flux ratios using LEDs. Environ. Exp. Bot. 121:66-74.

Eguchi, T. and C. Kubota. 2015. Cotyledonary axillary shoot control by fatty alcohol application for grafting tomato. HortTechnology. 25:569-574

Hernández, R. and C. Kubota. 2015. Physiological, morphological, and energy-use efficiency comparisons of LED and HPS supplemental lighting for cucumber transplant production. HortScience. 50:351-357.

Hernández, R. and C. Kubota. 2014. Growth and morphological response of cucumber seedlings to supplemental red and blue photon flux ratios under varied solar daily light integrals. Scientia Horticulturae 173:92-99

Lewis, M., C. Kubota, R. Tronstad, and Y.-J. Son. 2014. Scenario-based cost analysis for vegetable grafting nurseries of different technologies and sizes. HortScience 49:917-930.

Meng, C., X. Dong, Y.-J. Son, C. Kubota, M. Lewis, and R.E. Tronstad. 2014. An integrated simulation and AHP approach to vegetable grafting operation design. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 102:73-84.

Kubota, C., M. Kroggel, M. Torabi, K.A. Dietrich, H.-J. Kim, and C.A. Thomson. 2012. Changes in selected quality attributes of greenhouse tomato fruit as affected by pre- and postharvest environmental conditions in year-round production. HortScience 47:1698–1704.

Matsuda, R., C. Kubota, M.L. Alvarez, and G. Cardineau. 2012. Effect of high electrical conductivity of hydroponic nutrient solution on vaccine protein content in transgenic tomato. HortTechnology. 22:362-367.

Yang, Z.-C.*, C. Kubota*, P.-L. Chia, and M. Kacira. 2012. Effect of end-of-day far-red light from a movable LED fixture on squash rootstock hypocotyl elongation. Scientia Horticulturae 136:81-86. [*equally contributing to the work]

Villarreal-Guerrero, F., M. Kacira, E. Fitz-Rodríguez, C. Kubota, G.A. Giacomelli, R. Linker and A. Arbel. 2012. Comparison of three evapotranspiration models for a greenhouse cooling strategy with natural ventilation and variable high pressure fogging. Scientia Horticulturae. 134:210-221.

Villarreal-Guerrero, F., M. Kacira, E. Fitz-Rodriguez, R. Linker, C. Kubota, G. Giacomelli, A. Arbel. 2012. Simulated performance of a greenhouse cooling control strategy with natural ventilation and fog cooling. Biosystems Engineering. 111:217-228.

Sabeh, N., G. Giacomelli, and C. Kubota. 2011. Water use in a greenyouse in a semi-arid climate. Transactions of the ASABE. 54:1069-1077.

Matsuda, R. and C. Kubota. 2010. Variation of total soluble-protein content in fruit among six greenhouse tomato cultivars. HortScience 45:1645–1648.

Chia, P.-L. and C. Kubota. 2010. End-of-day far-red light quality and dose requirements for tomato rootstock hypocotyl elongation. HortScience 45:1501-1506.

Justus, I. and C. Kubota. 2010. Effects of low temperature storage on growth and transplant quality ofnon-grafted and grafted cantaloupe-type muskmelon seedlings. Scientia Hort. 125:47-54.

Matsuda, R., C. Kubota, M. L. Alvarez and G. A. Cardineau. 2010. Determining the optimal timing of fruit harvest in transgenic tomato expressing F1-V, a candidate subunit vaccine against plague. HortScience. 45:347–351.

Story, D. M. Kacira, C. Kubota, A. Akoglu and L. An. 2010. Lettuce calcium deficiency detection with machine vision computed plant features in controlled environments. Computer and Electronics in Agric. 74:238-243.

Fitz-Rodríguez, E., C. Kubota, G.A. Giacomelli, M.E. Tignor, S.B. Wilson, M. McMahon. 2010. Dynamic modeling and simulation of greenhouse environments under several scenarios: A web-based application. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 70:105-116.

Rhoades, E.B., T. Irani, M. Tingor, S.B. Wilson, C. Kubota, G. Giacomelli and M.J. McMahon. 2009. A case study of horticulture education in a virtual world: A web-based multimedia approach. NACTA Journal. 53:42-48.

Matsuda, R., C. Kubota, M. L. Alvarez and G. A. Cardineau. 2009. Biopharmaceutical protein production under controlled environments: growth, development and vaccine productivity of transgenic tomato plants grown hydroponically in a greenhouse. HortScience. 44:1594-1599.

Li, Q. and C. Kubota. 2009. Effects of supplemental light quality on growth and phytochemicals of baby leaf lettuce. Environ. Experiment. Botany. 67:59-64.

Takakura, T., C. Kubota, S. Sase, M. Ishii, K. Takayama, H. Nishina, K. Kurata, and G.A. Giacomelli. 2009. Measurement of evapotranspiration rate in a single-span greenhouse using the energy-balance equation. Biosystems Engineering. 102:298-304.

Thomson C.A., N.R. Stendell-Hollis, J.L. West, E.C. Cussler, L.M. McCune, M. Kroggel, H.J. Kim, and C. Kubota. 2008. High-lycopene consumption increases serum carotenoid levels but does not have decrease levels of oxidative stress and inflammation in healthy adults. The Open Bioactive Compounds Journal. 1:7-12.

Buck, J.S., C. Kubota, and M. Jensen. 2008. Effect of mid-day reduction of high electrical conductivity treatment on the yield and quality of greenhouse cherry tomato. HortTechnology 18:460-466.

Wu, M., and C. Kubota. 2008. Effects of high electrical conductivity of nutrient solution and its application timing on lycopene, chlorophyll and sugar concentrations of hydroponic tomatoes during ripening. Scientia Hort. 116:122–129.

Wu, M., and C. Kubota. 2008. Effects of electrical conductivity of hydroponic nutrient solution on leaf gas exchange of five greenhouse tomato cultivars. HortTechnology 18:271-277.

Kim, H.J., J.M. Fonseca, J.H. Choi, C. Kubota, and D.Y. Kwon. 2008. Salt in irrigation water affects the nutritional and visual properties of romaine lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.). J. Agric. Food Chem. 56:3772–3776.

Kim, H-J., J.M. Fonseca, J-H. Choi, and C. Kubota. 2007.  Effect of hydrogen peroxide on quality of fresh-cut tomato. J. Food Sci. 72:463-467.

Kim, H.J., J.M. Fonseca, J.H. Choi, and C. Kubota. 2007.  Effect of methyl jasmonate on phenolic compounds and carotenoids of romaine lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.). J. Agric. Food Chem. 55:10366-10372.

Kubota, C. and M. Kroggel. 2006. Air temperature and illumination during transportation affect quality of mature tomato seedlings. HortScience 41:1640-1644.

Javanmardi, J. and C. Kubota. 2006. Variation of lycopene, antioxidant activity, total soluble solids and weight loss of tomato during postharvest storage. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 41:151-155.

Conference proceedings (selected)

Kubota, C., M. Kroggel, A.J. Both, J.F. Burr, and M. Whalen. 2016. Does supplemental lighting make sense for my crop? – Empirical evaluations. Acta Horticulturae 1134:403-411.

Hernández, R. and C. Kubota. 2012. Tomato seedling growth and morphological responses to supplemental LED lighting red:blue ratios under varied daily solar light integrals. Acta Horticulturae 956:187-194.

Kubota, C., P. Chia, Z. Yang, and Q. Li. 2012. Applications of far-red light emitting diodes in plant production under controlled environments. Acta Horticulturae 952:59-66.

Kroggel, M., W. Lovichit, C. Kubota, and C. Thomson. 2012. Greenhouse baby leaf production in semi-arid climate: seasonal effects on yield and quality. Acta Horticulturae 952:827-834.

Kubota, C. 2012. Environmental control technologies to improve greenhouse product quality. Acta Horticulturae 952:843-851.

Kubota, C. and M. Kroggel. 2011. Application of 1-MCP for long distance transportation of high quality tomato seedlings. Acta Horticulturae 898:279-285.

Fitz-Rodríguez, E., J. Nelkin and C. Kubota. 2011. Use of disposable film sensor for analyzing uniformity of daily light integral inside a greenhouse. Acta Horticulture 893:517-524.

Lovichit, W., C. Kubota, C. Choi, and G.G. Schoonderbeek. 2008. Feasibility study for water recovery system for pad-and-fan cooled greenhouse in semiarid climate. Acta Horticulturae 797:315-320.

Matsuda, R., C. Kubota, L.M. Alvarez, and G.A. Cardineau. 2008. Growth, development, and protein productivity of transgenic tomato plants expressing a Yersinia pestis antigen fusion protein F1-V in a greenhouse. Acta Horticulturae 797:381-385.

Kubota, C. 2008. Use of grafted seedlings for vegetable production in North America. Acta Horticulturae 770:21-28.

Lovichit, W., C. Kubota, C.Y. Choi, and J. Schoonderbeek. 2007. Greenhouse water recovery system for crop production in semi-arid climate. ASABE Paper No. 074012. St. Joseph, Mich.:ASABE

Kubota, C., M. Kroggel, D. Solomon, and L. Benne. 2004. Analyses and optimization of long distance transportation conditions for high quality tomato seedlings. Acta Horticulturae, 659, 227-234.

Wu, M., J.S. Buck, and C. Kubota. 2004. Effects of nutrient solution EC, plant microclimate and cultivars on fruit quality and yield of hydroponic tomatoes (Lycopersicon esculentum). Acta Horticulturae, 659, 541-547.