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Roberto G Lopez

Horticulture and Landscape Architecture 

  • Associate Professor of Horticulture
Horticulture Room 321
625 Agriculture Mall Dr.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2010

Area of Expertise: Floriculture

Courses currently taught:

  • HORT 42000, Ornamental Plant Production
  • HORT 49100, Total Crop Management
  • HORT 49100, Bedding Plant Production

Awards & Honors

(2010) Purdue Extension Specialist Association (PUCESA) Early Career Award. Purdue Extension Specialist Association (PUCESA).

(2011) Purdue Research Foundation International Travel (IT) Grant. Purdue Research Foundation.

(2008) Purdue Research Foundation International Travel Grant. Purdue Research Foundation.

Selected Publications

Torres, A. P., & Lopez, R. G. (2011). Photoperiod and temperature influence flowering responses and morphology of Tecoma stans.. HortScience, 46(3), 416–419.

Torres, A. P., & Lopez, R. G. (2011). Photosynthetic daily light integral during propagation of Tecoma stans influences seedling rooting and growth. HortScience, 46(2), 282–286.

Yue, C., Dennis, J. H., Behe, B. K., Hall, C. R., Campbell, B. L., & Lopez, R. G. (2011). Investigating consumer preference for organic, local, or sustainable ornamental plants.. HortScience, 46(4), 610–615.

England, K. M., Sadof, C. S., Cañas, L. A., Kuniyoshi, C. H., & Lopez, R. G. (2011). Effects of selected fertilizers on the life history of Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) biotype B.. Journal of Economic Entomology, 104(2), 548–554.

Currey, C. J., & Lopez, R. G. (2011). Early flurprimidol drench applications suppress final height of four poinsettia cultivars.. HortTechnology, 21(1), 36–40.

Lopez, R. G., & Camberato, D. M. (2011). Growth and development of ‘Eckespoint Classic Red’ poinsettia in biodegradable and compostable containers.. HortTechnology, 21(4), 419–423.

Burnett, S., Mattson, N., Krug, B., & Lopez, R. G. (2011). Floriculture sustainability research coalition: bringing the latest sustainability research to the industry.. HortTechnology, 21(6), 692–693.

Camberato, D. M., Currey, C. J., & Lopez, R. G. (2011). Plant growth regulators for greenhouse production pocket reference., 1-2.

Currey, C. J., Lopez, R. G., & Mattson, N. S. (2011). Flower induction of annuals., 1-10.

Torres, A. P., Camberato, D. M., & Lopez, R. G. (2011). El control de algas en las lagunas de riego., 1-5.