Production and quality of winter grown organic vegetables in Washington

CSANR Project 023

Status: Complete

Annual Entries

2007

Principal Investigators: Rich Koenig
Carol Miles
Graduate Student: Kristy Ott-Borrelli
Progress Report: http://www.tfrec.wsu.edu/pdfs/P1826.pdf
Grant Amount: $24,000

2008

Principal Investigators: Rich Koenig
Carol Miles
Graduate Student: Kristy Ott-Borrelli
Progress Report: http://www.tfrec.wsu.edu/pdfs/P1832.pdf
Grant Amount: $12,000

Publications

Neely, H.L., R.T. Koenig and C.A. Miles. Fertility and cultivar effects on nitrate distribution in leafy greens. HortScience in review.

Neely, H.L., R.T. Koenig, C.A Miles, T.C. Koenig and M. Karlsson. 2010. Diurnal fluctuation in tissue nitrate concentration of field-grown leafy greens at two latitudes. HortScience 45:1815-1818. (Recognized by HortScience as one of ‘Top 10 articles read in December 2010’)

Ott, K., R.T. Koenig and C. Miles. 2009. A comparison of rapid potentiometric and colorimetric methods for monitoring tissue nitrate concentrations in leafy green vegetables. HortTechnology 19:439-444. (highlighted in a Science Daily news release Sept. 8, 2009).

Ott, K.A., R.T. Koenig and C.A. Miles. 2008. Impacts of plant part on nitrate concentration in leafy greens. International J. Veg. Sci. 14:351-361.

Additional Funds Leveraged

We submitted a grant proposal to WSARE to continue and expand this reserach to include AK. The proposal was not selected for funding.; We received $30,000 in an endowed graduate student fellowship to augment the CSANR funds

Impacts and Outcomes

None have been measured to date.