Elsa Sanchez

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Professor, Plant Science

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Research interests include researching and developing alternative crops for small-acreage growers, investigating different management methods for horticultural production systems, and organic and sustainable vegetable production systems.

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Recent Publications

A Win–Win Situation: Performance and Adaptability of Petite Sweetpotato Production in a Temperate Region

Duque, L. O., Sánchez, E., Pecota, K. & Yencho, C., Feb 2022, In: Horticulturae. 8, 2, 172.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Fruit yield and physicochemical quality evaluation of hybrid and grafted field-grown muskmelon in Pennsylvania

Sánchez, E., Pollock, R., Elkner, T., Butzler, T. & Di Gioia, F., Apr 2021, In: Horticulturae. 7, 4, 69.

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Pennsylvania state university statewide cultivar evaluation program model

Sánchez, E. S., Butzler, T. M., Elkner, T. E., Pollock, R. & Di Gioia, F., Oct 2021, In: Horticulturae. 7, 10, 370.

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The potential of strip tillage and rowcovers for organic cucurbit production

Lilley, J. M. & Sánchez, E. S., Oct 2016, In: HortTechnology. 26, 5, p. 628-636 9 p.

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Performance of broccoli cultivars in spring and fall evaluations in Pennsylvania

Sánchez, E., Butzler, T., Stivers, L., Pollock, R., Elkner, T., Bogash, S. & Lamont, W., Dec 2016, In: HortTechnology. 26, 6, p. 869-876 8 p.

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Pennsylvania statewide synergistic sweet corn cultivar evaluation

Butzler, T. M., Sánchez, E. S., Bogash, S. M., Elkner, T. E., Lamont, W. J., Pollock, R. & Stivers, L. J., Oct 2015, In: HortTechnology. 25, 5, p. 687-695 9 p.

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Optimizing rowcover deployment for managing bacterial wilt and using compost for organic muskmelon production

Sánchez, E. S., Hernández, E., Gleason, M. L., Batzer, J. C., Williams, M. A., Coolong, T. & Bessin, R., Dec 2015, In: HortTechnology. 25, 6, p. 762-768 7 p.

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Meeting the 'multi-' requirements in organic agriculture research: Successes, challenges and recommendations for multifunctional, multidisciplinary, participatory projects

Barbercheck, M., Kiernan, N. E., Hulting, A. G., Duiker, S., Hyde, J., Karsten, H. & Sanchez, E., Jun 1 2012, In: Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems. 27, 2, p. 93-106 14 p.

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Pennsylvania statewide winter squash cultivar evaluation

Sánchez, E. S., Butzler, T. M., Stivers, L. J., Elkner, T. E., Bogash, S. M., Eric Oesterling, R. & Orzolek, M. D., Dec 2012, In: HortTechnology. 22, 6, p. 826-837 12 p.

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Development and evaluation of a training program on whole farm nutrient planning for organic farms

Sánchez, E. S. & Karsten, H. D., Aug 2011, In: HortTechnology. 21, 4, p. 500-503 4 p.

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Pennsylvania statewide bell pepper cultivar evaluation

Sánchez, E. S., Butzler, T. M., Bogash, S. M., Elkner, T. E., Oesterling, R. E., Orzolek, M. D. & Stivers, L. J., Jun 2011, In: HortTechnology. 21, 3, p. 384-390 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Newspaper mulches for suppressing weeds for organic high-tunnel cucumber production

Sánchez, E., Lamont, W. J. & Orzolek, M. D., 2008, In: HortTechnology. 18, 1, p. 154-157 4 p.

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Strengthening teaching effectiveness through cooperative learning activities

Sánchez, E. & Craig, R., 2007, In: HortTechnology. 17, 2, p. 254-257 4 p.

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Students teaching students: Undergraduate students as laboratory instructors

Sánchez, E. & Craig, R., 2007, In: HortTechnology. 17, 2, p. 258-261 4 p.

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Consumer interest in fresh, in-shell edamame and acceptance of edamame-based patties

Montri, D. N., Kelley, K. M. & Sánchez, E. S., Dec 2006, In: HortScience. 41, 7, p. 1616-1622 7 p.

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