Djidonou, D., X. Zhao, E.H. Simonne, K.E. Koch, and John E. Erickson. 2012. Yield, irrigation water and nitrogen use efficiency of field grown grafted tomato with different irrigation and nitrogen fertilization levels. HortScience (accepted pending revision).
Barrett, C.E., X. Zhao, C.A. Sims, J.K. Brecht, E.Q. Dreyer, and Z. Gao. 2012. Fruit composition and sensory attributes of organic heirloom tomatoes as affected by grafting. HortTechnology (accepted pending revision).
Schroeder-Moreno, M.S., S.F. Clark, C.J. Byker, and X. Zhao. 2012. Internationalizing sustainable agriculture education. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development 2:55-68.
Gao, Z., M. Swisher, and X. Zhao. 2012. A new look at farmers’ market: Consumer knowledge and loyalty. HortScience 47:1102-1107.
Barrett, C.E., X. Zhao, and R. McSorley. 2012. Grafting for root-knot nematode control and yield improvement in organic heirloom tomato production. HortScience 47:614-620.
Barrett, C.E., X. Zhao, and A.W. Hodges. 2012. Cost benefit analysis of using grafted transplants for root-knot nematode management in organic heirloom tomato production. HortTechnology 22:252-257.
Guan, W., X. Zhao, R. Hassell, and J. Thies. 2012. Defense Mechanisms involved in disease resistance of grafted vegetables. HortScience 47:164-170.
Zhao, X., Y. Guo, D.J. Huber, and J. Lee. 2011. Grafting effects on postharvest ripening and quality of 1-methylcyclopropene-treated muskmelon fruit. Scientia Horticulturae 130:581-587.
Li, Z., X. Zhao, A.K. Sandhu, and L. Gu. 2010. Effects of exogenous abscisic acid on yield, antioxidant capacities, and phytochemical contents of greenhouse grown lettuces. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 58:6503-6509.
Simonne, E., C. Hutchinson, J. DeValerio, R. Hochmuth, D. Treadwell1, A. Wright, B. Santos, A. Whidden, G. McAvoy, X. Zhao, T. Olczyk, A. Gazula, and M. Ozores-Hampton. 2010. Current knowledge, gaps, and future needs for keeping water and nutrients in the root zone of vegetables grown in Florida. HortTechnology 20:143-152.
Zhou, Y.H., Y.Y. Zhang, X. Zhao, H.J. Yu, K. Shi, and J.Q. Yu. 2009. Impact of light variation on development of photoprotection, antioxidants and nutritional value in Lactuca sativa L. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 57:5494-5500.
Liu, N., B. Zhou, X. Zhao, B. Lu, Y. Li, and J. Hao. 2009. Grafting eggplant onto tomato rootstock to suppress Verticillium dahliae infection: The effect of root exudates. HortScience 44: 2058-2062.
Rajashekar, C.B., E.E. Carey, X. Zhao, and M.M Oh. 2009. Health-promoting phytochemicals in fruits and vegetables: Role of abiotic stresses and production practices. Functional Plant Science and Biotechnology 3:30-38.
Zhao, X., J.R. Nechols, K.A. Williams, W. Wang, and E.E. Carey. 2009. Comparison of phenolic acids in organically and conventionally grown pac choi (Brassica rapa L. chinensis). Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 89: 940-946.
Zhao, X. and E.E. Carey. 2009. Summer production of lettuce, and microclimate in high tunnel and open field plots in Kansas. HortTechnology 19:113-119.
Zhao, X., T. Iwamoto, and E.E. Carey. 2007. Antioxidant capacity of leafy vegetables as affected by high tunnel environment, fertilization, and growth stage. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 87:2692-2699.
Zhao, X., E. Chambers IV, Z. Matta, T.M. Loughin, and E.E. Carey. 2007. Consumer sensory analysis of organically and conventionally grown vegetables. Journal of Food Science 72:S87-S91.
Zhao, X., J.E. Young, W. Wang, T. Iwamoto, and E.E. Carey. 2007. Influences of organic fertilization, high tunnel environment, and postharvest storage on phenolic compounds in lettuce. HortScience 42:71-76.
Zhao, X., E.E. Carey, W. Wang, and C.B. Rajashekar. 2006. Does organic production enhance phytochemical content of fruit and vegetables? Current knowledge and prospects for research. HortTechnology 16:449-456.
Young, J.E., X. Zhao, E.E. Carey, R. Welti, S. Yang, and W. Wang. 2005. Phytochemical phenolics in organically grown vegetables. Molecular Nutrition and Food Research 49:1136-1142.
Carr, P.M., K. Delate, X. Zhao, C.A. Cambardella, P.L. Carr, and J.R. Heckman. 2012. Organic Farming: Impacts on soil, food, and human health, p. 241-254. In: E.C. Brevik and L.C. Burgess (Eds.), Soils and Human Health. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.