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Publications

Books:
Jackson,L.K. and F.S. Davies. 1999. Citrus growing in Florida. University Presses of Florida, Gainesville.
Davies, F.S. and L.G. Albrigo. 1994. Citrus. CAB International, Wallingford, UK.
Books: Editor
Davies, F.S. 2002. Proceedings of the International Society of Citriculture. ASHS Press, Alexandria, VA., 1278 pages.
Books (Contributor to Chapter):
Davies, F.S. and J.J. Ferguson. 2000. Growth, development, and cultural practices for young
citrus trees, p. 319-372. In: HortReviews. Vol. 24 J.Janick (ed), John Wiley and Sons, 
N.Y.
Davies, F.S. and R.L. Darnell. 1994. Blueberries, cranberries and red raspberries, p. 43-84 In: Handbook of Environmental Physiology of Fruit Crops, B. Schaffer and P. Andersen (eds.). CRC Press, Boca Raton, Fla.
. Davies, F.S. 1986. The navel orange, pp. 129-179. In: Hort Reviews Vol. 8: J. Janick (ed.). AVI Press, Westport, Conn.
Davies, F.S. 1986. Growth regulator improvement of postharvest quality, p. 79-99. In: Fresh Citrus Fruit, W. Wardowski, S. Nagy, W. Grierson (eds.). AVI Press, Westport, Conn.
Davies, F.S. and L.G. Albrigo. 1983. Water relations of small fruits, p. 89-136. In: Water Deficits and Plant Growth, Vol. VII, T.T. Kozlowski (ed.). Academic Press, NY.
Monographs:
Ferguson J.J.and F.S. Davies. 2000. Management practices for young citrus trees in Florida. Univ of Florida Coop. Ext. Ser. Bul. SP 279
Davies F.S. 2000. Tropical and Subtropical Fruits. Lecture manual. Horticultural Sciences Dept., Univ. of Fla, Gainesville, 136 pages.
Davies, F.S. 1998. Laboratory manual, Introduction to Citrus Culture. Horticultural Sciences Dept., Univ. of Florida, Gainesville, 71 pages.
Davies, F.S. 1997. Literature review of research related to citrus nitrogen nutrition, fertilization, and potential groundwater pollution. Fla. Dept. of Agr. and Consumer Serv., Nitrogen BMP Tech. Group, Tallahassee, Fla, 70 pages.
Davies, F.S. 1994. Introduction to citrus culture. Horticultural Sciences Dept., Univ. of Florida, Gainesville, 141 pages.
Davies, F.S. 1994. Microsprinkler irrigation of grapefruit in the flatwoods using reclaimed water. St Johns River Water Management District, Palatka, Fla, 129 pages.
Refereed Publications:
Morales, P, F.S. Davies, and R. Littell. 2000. Pruning and skirting affect canopy microclimate, 
yields, and fruit quality of Orlando Tangelo. HortScience 35:30-35.
Villanueva, J.A., M. Hoy, and, F. S. Davies. 2000.Development of an integrated pest management 
Program for the citrus leafminer in Florida nurseries. Hort.Ent. 93:357-367.
Davies, F.S. and G.R. Zalman. 2001. Nitrogen, rootstocks and Growth of young Rhode Red 
Valencia orange trees. HortScience 36:62-65.
Davies, F.S., C.A. Campbell, and M.W. Fidelibus. 2001. Gibberellic tank mix and adjuvant effects on peel quality and juice yield of Hamlin oranges. HortTech. 11:171-174.
George, H.L., F.S. Davies, J.H. Crane, and B. Schaffer. 2002. Root temperature effects on 
Arkin carambola trees. I. Leaf gas exchange and water relations. Scientia Hort.96:53-65.
George, H.L., F.S. Davies, J.H. Crane, and B. Schaffer. 2002. Root temperature effects on 
Arkin carambola trees. II. Growth and mineral nutrition. Scientia Hort.96:67-79.
Fidelibus, M.W., F.S. Davies, and C. A. Campbell. 2002. Gibberellic acid application
Timing affects fruit quality of processing oranges. HortScience 37 (2): 353-357.
Fidelibus, M.W. and F.S. Davies.2002. Gibberellic acid applied to sweet oranges 
Increases juice yield by reducing peel volume. Proc. Fla State Hort. Soc. 115: 243-246.
Fidelibus, M.W.,A.A. Teixeria, and F.S. Davies. 2002. Mechanical properties of orange
peel and fruit treated preharvest with gibberellic acid. Trans. ASAE 45:1057-1062.
Barry, G.H., W.S. Castle, and F.S. Davies. 2003. Juice quality of Valencia oranges borne
on different infloresence types. HortScience (in press)
Barry, G.H., W.S. Castle, and F.S. Davies. 2003. Variability in juice quality of Valencia 
Sweet orange and sample size estimation for juice quality experiments. J. Amer. Soc. Hort.
Sci. (In press).
Barry, G.H., W.S. Castle, and F.S. Davies. 2003. Soluble solids accumulation in Valencia 
Orange as related to rootstock selection and fruit size. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. (in press).
Ojeda, M., B. Schaffer, and F.S. Davies. 2003. Ferric chelate reductase activity in two
annona species as affected by iron nutrition. J. Nutr. ( in press).
Non-Refereed Publications:
Davies, F.S. 1997. Gibberellic sprays for improving fruit peel quality and increasing juice yield of processing oranges. Proc. Fla. State Hort. Soc. 110: 16-21.
Davies, F.S. and G.R. Zalman. 1999. Irrigation scheduling for young Hamlin orange trees in Flo- rida. Acta Horticulturae. 537:581-586.
Ferguson, J.J. and F.S.Davies. 1999.Microsprinkler irrigation effects on foliar damage of mature
Hamlin orange trees. Proc. Fla. State Hort. Soc. 112:34-36.
Davies,F.S., C.A. Campbell, G.R. Zalman, and M.Fidelibus. 1999. Gibberellic acid application
Timing effects on juice yield and peel quality of Hamlin oranges. Proc. Fla. State Hort. Soc.
112:22-24.
George, H.L., J.H. Crane, B. Schaffer, Y. Li, and F.S. Davies. 2000. Effect of polyethylene mulch on gas exchange and soil and leaf nutrients levels of Arkin carambola in South Florida. Proc. Intl. Soc. Trop. Hort. (in press).
George, H.L., J.H. Crane, B. Schaffer, and F.S. Davies 2000. Effect of polyethylene and organic mulch on flowering, pollen viability, percent fruit set and fruit production of Arkin carambola in South Florida. Proc. Intl. Soc. Trop. Hort (in press)
Davies, F.S. and G.R. Zalman, 2000. Irrigation scheduling and growth of young Hamlin orange trees. Proc. Fla. State Hort Soc. 113 : 53-57.
Davies, F.S. 2000. Microsprinkler irrigation for freeze protection of young citrus trees. 
Intl. Water and Irr. 20:34-39.
Fidelibus, M.W. and F.S. Davies. 2001. Gibberellic acid wash-off studies on Hamlin orange. Proc. Fla. State Hort. Soc. 114 : 118-120.
Fidelibus, M.W. and F.S. Davies. 2003. Gibberellic acid application timing effects on Brix and peel color of processing oranges. Proc. Intl. Soc. Citricult. 1: 567-568.
Barry, G.H., W.S. Castle, and F.S. Davies. 2003. Predicting juice quality of Valencia sweet orange in Florida using a temperature-dependent model. Proc. Intl. Soc. Citricult. 1: 308-314.
Davies, F.S. and G.R. Zalman. 2002. Rootstocks, nitrogen rates, growth and yields of
Young Rohde Red valencia orange trees. Proc. Fla Hort. Soc. 115 : 14-17.
Morales, P. and F. S. Davies. 2002. Pruning and skirting effects on canopy microclimate, growth and flowering of Orlando tangelo trees. Proc. Fla State Hort. Soc. 115: 22-26.
Davies, F.S. and G.R. Zalman. 2003. Fruit quality sampling of Valencia orange trees. Proc.Fla. State Hort. Soc.116: ( in press).
Al-Yahyai, R., B. Schaffer, and F.S. Davies. 2003. Methods of monitoring soil water content for irrigation scheduling in a carambola orchard in limestone soil. Proc. Fla. State Hort. Soc. ( in press)