Rick Bates

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Professor, Plant Science

Research Summary

Profitability and competitiveness of the nursery and Christmas tree industry; improving establishment and survivability of bare-root trees, Christmas tree post-harvest quality, and Rhabdocline management in Douglas fir.

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Recent Publications

Peru potato potential: Biodiversity conservation and value chain development

Tobin, D., Bates, R. M., Brennan, Jr., M. A. & Gill, T., Feb 1 2018, In: Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems. 33, 1, p. 19-32 14 p.

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Susceptibility of fraser, canaan, and nordmann fir to root rot incited by Phytophthora cactorum and Phytophthora drechsleri

Hoover, B. K. & Bates, R. M., Feb 1 2013, In: HortTechnology. 23, 1, p. 44-50 7 p.

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Fungicide efficacy in prevention of root rot incited by Phytophthora cactorum and phytophthora drechsleri in fraser fir seedlings

Hoover, B. K. & Bates, R. M., Jul 1 2012, In: HortTechnology. 22, 4, p. 470-475 6 p.

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The potential of vegetative buffers to reduce dust and respiratory virus transmission from commercial poultry farms

Burley, H. K., Adrizal, A., Patterson, P. H., Hulet, R. M., Lu, H., Bates, R. M., Martin, G. P., Myers, C. A. B. & Atkins, H. M., Jun 2011, In: Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 20, 2, p. 210-222 13 p.

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Challenging Chinese hemlock (Tsuga chinensis) with hemlock woolly adelgid (Adelges tsugae) ovisacs

Hoover, B. K., Bates, R. M., Sellmer, J. C. & Hoover, G. A., Jan 1 2009, In: Arboriculture and Urban Forestry. 35, 1, p. 1-4 4 p.

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The potential for plants to trap emissions from farms with laying hens: 2. Ammonia and dust

Adrizal, Patterson, P. H., Hulet, R. M., Bates, R. M., Despot, D. A., Wheeler, E. F., Topper, P. A., Anderson, D. A. & Thompson, J. R., Sep 2008, In: Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 17, 3, p. 398-411 14 p.

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