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Publications - Bruce Schaffer

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Text Books & Proceedings Edited
  1. Schaffer, B., B.N. Wolstenholme and A.W. Whiley (eds.). 2013. The Avocado: Botany Production and Uses, 2nd Edition. CAB International Press, Wallingford, U.K. 560 pp.
  2. Whiley, A.W., B. Schaffer and B.N. Wolstenholme (eds.).  2007. El Palto: Botánica, Producción y Usos.  Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso Press, Valparaíso, Chile, 364 pp. (Spanish translation of The Avocado: Botany, Production and Uses, CAB International Press).
  3. Whiley, A.W., B. Schaffer and B.N. Wolstenholme (eds.).  2002. The Avocado: Botany Production and Uses, 1st Edition .  CAB International Press, Wallingford, U.K.  416 pp.
  4. Schaffer, B. and P.C. Andersen (eds.).  1994.  Handbook of Environmental Physiology of Fruit Crops, Volume II. Subtropical and Tropical Crops.  CRC Press, Inc., Boca Raton, Florida. 310 pp. I
  5. Schaffer, B. and P.C. Andersen (eds.).  1994.  Handbook of Environmental Physiology of Fruit Crops, Volume I. Temperate Crops.  CRC Press, Inc., Boca Raton, Florida. 358 pp. 
  6. Schaffer, B. (ed.). 1993.  Proceedings of the Fourth International Mango Symposium, Miami Beach, Florida.  Acta Horticulturae 341. 549 pp.
  7. Schaffer, B. (ed.). 1990.  Proceedings of the InterAmerican Society for Tropical Horticulture.  Vol. 34, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies. 176 pp.
  8. Schaffer, B.(ed.). 1988.  Proceedings of the InterAmerican Society for Tropical Horticulture.  Vol. 32, Santa Marta, Colombia. 131 pp.
Book Chapters
  1. Schaffer, B., B.N. Wolstenholme and A.W. Whiley. 2013. Introduction .In: Avocado: Botany, Production and Uses. 2nd Edition. B. Schaffer and B.N. Wolstenholme and A.W. Whiley (eds.). CAB International Press, Wallingford, U.K.  pp. 1-9.
  2. Schaffer, B., P.M. Gil, M.V. Mickelbart, A.W. Whiley. 2013.  Ecophysiology. In: Avocado: Botany, Production and Uses. 2nd Edition. B. Schaffer and B.N. Wolstenholme and A.W. Whiley (eds.).  CAB International Press, Wallingford, U.K. pp. 168-199..
  3. Schaffer, B., L. Urban, P. Lu and A.W. Whiley. 2009.  Ecophysiology.  In: Mango: Botany, Production and Uses, 2nd Edition. R.E. Litz (ed.). CAB International Press, Wallingford, U.K.  pp. 170-209
  4. Schaffer, B. 2009. Introduction to terminology and techniques for studying environmental physiology of subtropical and tropical fruit crops. In: Frutas del Trópico. M.E. de Coss Flores, C. Ruiz Bellow and J. L. pp. Moreno Martínez (eds.). Universidad Autonomo de Chiapas Press, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Mexico. 87-106.
  5. Schaffer, B. and A.W. Whiley.  2002.  Environmental physiology of avocado.  In: Avocado: Botany, Production and Uses.  A.W. Whiley, B. Schaffer and B.N. Wolstenholme (eds.). CAB International Press, Wallingford, U.K., pp. 135-160.
  6. Whiley, A.W. and B. Schaffer.  1997.  Stress physiology. The Mango: Botany, Production and Uses. R.E. Litz (ed.). CAB International Press, Wallingford, U.K., pp. 147-173.
  7. Smith, M.L., C. Searle, A.W. Whiley, P. Langdon, B. Schaffer and K. Pegg.  1997.  Micropropagated bananas and Fusarium wilt: what is the future for micropropagated plant material. In: A. Tahi and R. Williams (eds.). Tissue Culture Toward the next Century. University of New England Press, Armidale, NSW, Australia, pp. 133-140.
  8. Schaffer, B.  1994.  Mango decline.  Section of Chapter: Mango Diseases.  In:  Compendium of Tropical Fruit Diseases.  R.C. Ploetz, G.A. Zentmyer, W.T. Nishijima, K.G. Rohrbach and H.D. Ohr (eds.).  APS Press, St. Paul, Minn. p. 43.
  9. Schaffer, B.  1994.  Internal breakdown of mango fruit.  Section of Chapter: Mango Diseases.  In:  Compendium of Tropical Fruit Diseases.  R.C. Ploetz, G.A. Zentmyer, W.T. Nishijima, K.G. Rohrbach and H.D. Ohr (eds.).  APS Press, St. Paul, Minn. pp. 43-44.
  10. Schaffer, B. and P.C. Andersen.  1994.  Introduction.  In:  Handbook of Environmental Physiology of Fruit Crops, Volumes I, Temperate CropsB. Schaffer and P.C. Andersen (eds.).  CRC Press, Inc., Boca Raton, Florida, pp. 1-2.
  11. Schaffer, B., A.W. Whiley and J.H. Crane.  1994.  Mango.  In:  CRC Handbook of Environmental Physiology of Fruit Crops, Volume II, Subtropical and Tropical Crops.  B. Schaffer and P.C. Andersen (eds.). CRC Press, Inc., Boca Raton, Florida, pp. 165-197
  12. .Schaffer, B. and P.C. Andersen.  1994.  Introduction.  In:  Handbook of Environmental Physiology of Fruit Crops, Volume II, Subtropical and Tropical Crops B. Schaffer and P.C. Andersen (eds.).  CRC Press, Inc., Boca Raton, Florida, pp. 1-2.
  13. Whiley, A.W. and B. Schaffer.  1994.  Avocado.  In:  Handbook of Environmental Physiology of Fruit Crops, Volume II. Subtropical and Tropical CropsB. Schaffer and P.C. Andersen (eds.).  CRC Press, Inc., Boca Raton, Florida, pp. 3-35.
  14. Schaffer, B., P.C. Andersen and R.C. Ploetz.  1992.  Responses of fruit crops to flooding.  Horticultural Reviews 13:257-313.
 
Refereed Journal Articles
  1. Vargas, A.I., Schaffer, Y. Li and L.D.S.L. Sternberg. 2017. Testing plant use of mobile vs. immobile soil water sources using stable isotope experiments. New Phytologist (in press).
  2. Vincent, C., D.L. Rowland, C. Na and B. Schaffer. 2017.  A high-throughput method to quantify root hair area in digital images taken in situ. Plant and Soil 412:61-80.
  3. Vincent, C., B. Schaffer, D.L. Rowland, K.W. Migliaccio, J.H. Crane and Y. Li. 2017. Sunn hemp intercrop and mulch increases papaya grwoth and reduces wind speed and virus damage. Scientia Horticulturae 218:304-318.
  4. Vincent, C., D.L. Rowland and B. Schaffer. 2017. Primed acclimation of papaya increases short-term water use but does not confer long-term drought tolerance. HortScience 52:441-449.
  5. Sarkhosh, A., A.I. Vargas, B. Schaffer, A.J. Palmateer, P. Lopez, A. Soleymani and M. Farzaneh. 2017.  POstharvest managmenet of anthracnose affected stored avocado (Persea americana Mill.) fruit with plant extracted oils. Food Packaging and Shelf Life 12:16-22.
  6. Pecanha, A.L., J. Rangel da Silva, W. Pereira Rodriques, T. Mass Ferraz, A. Torres Neto, R.S. Nunes Lima, T. Silva Lopes, T. Rangel da Silva, B. Schaffer and E. Campostrini. 2017. Leaf gas exchange and grwoth of two papaya (Carica papaya L.) genotypes are affected by elevated electrical conductivity of the nutrient solution. Scientia Horticulturae 218:230-239.
  7. Ploetz, R.C., M.A. Hughes, P.E. Kendra, S.W. Fraedrich, D. Carillo, L.L. Stelinski, J. Hulcr, A.E. Mayfield III, T.L. Dreaden, J.H. Crane, E.A. Evans, B. Schaffer and J. Rollins. 2017. Recovery plan for laurel wilt of avocado, caused by Raffaelea lauricola. Plant Health Progress 18:51-77.
  8. Thani, Q.A., B. Schaffer, G. Liu, A. Vargas and J.H. Crane. 2016. Chemical oxygen fertilization reduces stress and increases recovery and survival of flooded papaya (Carica papaya L.) plants.  Scientia Horticulturae 202:173-183.
  9. Costa, A.P., W. Vendrame, S. Nietsche, J. Crane, K. Moore and B. Schaffer. 2016. Branching, flowering and fruiting of Jatropha curcas treated with ethephon or benzladenine and gibberellins.  Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias 88(2):989-998.
  10. Vincent, C.I., D.L. Rowland and B. Schaffer. 2015. The potential for primed acclimation in papaya (Carica papaya L.): Determination of critical water deficit thresholds and physiological response variables.  Scientia Horticulturae 194:344-352
  11. Ploetz, R.C., B. Schaffer, A.I. Vargas, J.L. Konkol, J. Salvatierra and R. Wideman. 2015. Impact of laurel wilt, caused by Raffaelea lauricola, on leaf gas exchange and xylem sap flow of avocado, Persea americanaPhytopathology 105:433-440.
  12. Kisekka, I., K.W. Migliaccio, R. Muñoz-Carpena, B. Schaffer and Y. Khare. 2015. Modeling soil water dynamics considering measurement uncertainty. Hydrological Processes 29:692-711.
  13. Kisekka, I., K.W. Migliaccio, R. Muñoz-Carpena, B. Schaffer, T.H. Boyer and  Y.C. Li . 2014. Stimulating water table response to proposed changes in surface water management in the C-111 Basin of south Florida. Agricultural Water Management 146:185-200.
  14. Gil, P.M., J. Saavedra, B. Schaffer, R. Navarro, C. Fuentealba and F. Minoletti. 2014. Quantifying effects of irrigation and soil water content on electrical potentials in grapevines (Vitis vinifera) using multivariate statistical methods. Scientia Horticulturae 173:71-78.
  15. Sanclemente, M.A., B. Schaffer, P.M. Gil, A.I. Vargas and F.S. Davies. 2014. Pruning after flooding hastens recovery of flood-stressed avocado (Persea americana Mill.) trees. Scientia Horticulturae 169:27-35.
  16. Potter, T.L., C.J. Hapeman, L.L. McConnell, W.F. Schmidt, C.P. Rice and B. Schaffer. 2014. Endosulfan wet depostion in southern Florida (USA). Science of the Total Environment 468/469:505-513.
  17. Kisekka, I., K.W. Migliaccio, R. Muñoz-Carpena, B. Schaffer and Y.C. Li. 2013. Dynamic factor analysis of surface water management impacts on soil and bedrock water contents in southern Florida lowlands. Journal of Hydrology 488:55-72.
  18. Sanclemente, M.A., B. Schaffer, P.M. Gil, F.S. Davies and J.H. Crane . 2013. Leaf removal before flooding influences recovery of avocado (Persea americana Mill.) trees from flooding stress. Scientia Horticulturae 150:154-163.
  19. Hapeman, C.J., L.L. McConnell, T.L. Potter, J. Harman-Fetcho, W.F. Schmidt, C.P. Rice, B. Schaffer and R. Curry. 2013. Endosulfan in the atmosphere of South Florida: Transport to Everglades and Biscayne National Parks. Atmospheric Environment  66:131-140.
  20. Gil, P.M., C. Bonomelli, B. Schaffer, R. Ferreyra and C. Gentina . 2012. Effect of soil water-to-air ratio on biomass and mineral nutrition of avocado trees. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 12(3):609-630.
  21. Kiggundu, N., K.W. Migliaccio, B. Schaffer, Y.C. Li and J.H. Crane. 2012. Water savings, nutrient leaching, and fruit yield in a young avocado orchard as affected by irrigation and nutrient management. Irrigation Science 30:275-286.
  22. Mielke, M.S., and B. Schaffer and A.C. Schilling. 2012. Evaluation of reflectance spectroscopy indices for estimating chlorophyll content in leaves of a tropical tree species. Photosynthetica 50:343-352.
  23. Roncal, J., J. Maschinski, B. Schaffer, S.M. Gutierrez and D. Walters. 2012.  Testing appropriate habitat outside of historic range: The case for Amorpha herbacea var. crenulata (Fabaceae). Journal for Nature Conservation 20:109-116.
  24. Martin, C.M., C. Mannion and B. Schaffer. 2011.Leaf gas exchange and damage of mahogany and pond apple trees from adult Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) feeding and soil flooding.  Florida Entomologist 94:655-668. 
  25. Mielke, M.S. and B. Schaffer. 2011. Effects of soil flooding and changes in light intensity on photosynthesis of Eugenia uniflora L. seedlings. Acta Physiologiae Plantarum 33:1661-1668.
  26. Martin, C.M., C. Mannion and B. Schaffer. 2011.  Leaf gas exchange and growth responses of green buttonwood and Swingle citrumelo to Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) larval feeding and flooding. Florida Entomologist 94:279-289.
  27. Barquin-Valle, L.P., K.W. Migliaccio, B. Schaffer, R. Muñoz-Carpena, J.H. Crane and Y. Li. 2011. Predicting soil water using groundwater level and the drained to equilibrium concept. Vadose Zone Journal 10:675-682.
  28. Carey, R.O., K.W. Migliaccio, Y.C. Li, B. Schaffer, G.A. Kiker and M.T. Brown. 2011. Land use distrubance indicators and water quality variability in the Biscayne Bay Watershed, Florida. Ecological Indicators 11:1093-1104.
  29. Schaffer, B., J.H. Crane, C. Li, Y.C. Li and E.A. Evans. 2011. Re-greening of lychee (Litchi chinensis Sonn.) leaves with foliar applications of iron sulfate and weak acids. Journal of Plant Nutrition 34:1341-1359.
  30. Migliaccio, K.W., B. Schaffer, J.H. Crane and F.S. Davies. 2010. Evapotranspiration and soil water sensor irrigation scheduling methods for papaya production in south Florida. Agricultural Water Management 97:1453-1460.
  31. Mielke, M.S., B. Schaffer and C. Li. 2010. Use of a SPAD meter to estimate leaf chlorophyll content in Eugenia uniflora L. leaves as affected by soil flooding in contrasting light environments. Photosynthetica 48(3):332-338.  
  32. Martin, C.G., C. Mannion and B. Schaffer. 2010. Survival of Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) larvae on green buttonwood trees in flooded marl soil in south Florida. Florida Entomologist 93(2):153-160. 
  33. Martin, C.G., B. Schaffer and C. Mannion.  2010.  Effects of flooding on physiology and growth of four woody ornamental species in marl soil of south Florida. Journal of Environmental Horticulture 28(3):159-165.
  34. Mielke, M.S. and B. Schaffer. 2010.  Leaf gas exchange, chlorophyll fluorescence and pigment indexes of Eugenia uniflora L. in response to changes in light intensity and soil flooding. Tree Physiology 30:45-55.
  35. Mielke, M.S. and B. Schaffer. 2010. Photosynthetic and growth responses of Eugenia uniflora L. seedlings to soil flooding and light intensity. Environmental and Experimental Botany 68:113-121.
  36. Nickum, M.T, J.H. Crane, B. Schaffer and F.S. Davies. 2010.  Reponses of mamey sapote (Pouteria sapota) trees to continuous and cyclical flooding in calcareous soil. Scientia Horticulturae 123:402-411.
  37. Kisekka, I.,  K.W. Migliaccio, M.D. Dukes, B. Schaffer, and J.H. Crane. 2010.  Evapotranspiration-based irrigation scheduling and physiological response in a carambola (Averrhoa carambola L.) orchard.  Applied Engineering in Agriculture 26:373-380.
  38. White, P, T. Potter, D. Bosch, H. Joo, B. Schaffer, and R. Muñoz-Carpena. 2009. Reduction in metolachlor and degradate concentrations in shallow groundwater through cover crop use. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 57:9658-9667.
  39. Martin, C., C.M. Mannion and B. Schaffer.  2009. Effects of herbivory by Diaprepes abbreviates (L.) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) larvae on four woody ornamental plant species. Journal of Economic Entomology 102:1141-1150.
  40. Gil, P.M. L. Gurovich, B. Schaffer, N. García and R. Iturriaga. 2009. Electrical signaling, stomatal conductance, ABA and ethylene content in avocado trees in response to root hypoxia. Plant Signaling and Behavior 4:100-108.
  41. Migliaccio, K.W., B. Schaffer, Y.C. Li, E. Evans, J.H. Crane, and R. Muñoz-Carpena. 2008. Assessing benefits of irrigation and nutrient management practices on a southeast Florida royal palm (Roystonea elata) field nursery. Irrigation Science 27:57-66.
  42. Gil, P.M., L. Gurovich, B. Schaffer, J. Alcayaga, S. Rey  and R. Iturriaga. 2008. Root to leaf electrical signaling in avocado (Persea americana Mill.) in response to light and soil water content. Journal of Plant Physiology 165:1070-1078.
  43. Gil, P.M., L. Gurovich, B. Schaffer. 2008. Electrical responses of fruit trees to soil water content and diurnal cycles.  Plant Signaling and Behavior 3:1026-1029.
  44. Muñoz-Carpena, R., A. Ritter, D.D. Bosch, B. Schaffer and T.L. Potter. 2008.  Summer cover crop impacts on soil percolation  and nitrogen leaching from a winter corn field. Agricultural Water Management 95/6:633-644.
  45. Potter, T.L., D.D. Bosch, H. Joo, B. Schaffer, R. Muñoz-Carpena. 2007. Summer cover crops reduce atrazine leaching to shallow groundwater in southern Florida.  Journal of Environmental Quality 36:1235-1240.
  46. Muñoz-Carpena, R., A. Ritter, D.D. Bosch, B. Schaffer and T.L. Potter.  2007.  Effects of hydrological variables and agricultural land use on variability of shallow ground water concentration in South Florida.  Hydrological Processes 21:2464-2473.
  47. Al-Yahyai, R., B. Schaffer, F.S. Davies and R. Muñoz-Carpena. 2006. Characterization of soil-water retention of a very gravelly loam soil varied with determination method. Soil Science 171: 85-93.
  48. Diaz, A., C.M. Mannion and B. Schaffer. 2006. Effect of root feeding by Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) larvae on leaf gas exchange and growth of three ornamental tree species. Journal of Economic Entomology 99:811-821.
  49. Schaffer, B., F.S. Davies and J.H. Crane. 2006. Responses of subtropical and tropical fruit trees to flooding in calcareous soil. HortScience 41:549-555.
  50. Greaver, T., L.d.S.L. Sternberg, B. Schaffer and T. Moreno. 2005. An empirical method of measuring CO2 recycling by isotopic enrichment of respired CO2. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 128:67-79.
  51. Harman-Fetcho, J.A., C.J. Hapeman, L.L. McConnell, T.L. Potter, C.P. Rice, A. Sadeghi, R.D. Smith, K. Bialek, K. Sefton, B. Schaffer and R. Curry. 2005. Agricultural pesticides in south Florida canals and Biscayne Bay. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 53:6040-6048.
  52. Al-Yahyai, R., B. Schaffer and F.S. Davies.  2005.  Physiological responses of carambola trees to soil water depletion.  HortScience 40:2145-2150.
  53. Al-Yahyai, R., B. Schaffer, F.S. Davies, J.H. Crane. 2005.  Phenological cycles of carambola trees are minimally affected by four levels of soil water depletion. HortTechnology 15:623-630.
  54. Ojeda, M.G., B. Schaffer and F.S. Davies. 2004. Flooding, root temperature, physiology, and growth of two Annona species. Tree Physiology 24:1019-1025.
  55. Ojeda, M.G., B. Schaffer and F.S. Davies. 2004. Soil temperature, physiology, and growth of containerized Annona species. Scientia Horticulturae 102:243-255.
  56. Ojeda, M.G., B. Schaffer and F.S. Davies. 2004. Root and leaf ferric chelate reductase activity in pond apple and soursop. Journal of Plant Nutrition 27:1-13.
  57. Ojeda, M.G., B. Schaffer and F.S. Davies.  2003.  Ferric chelate reductase activity in roots of two Annona species as affected by iron nutrition. HortScience 38:1104-1107.
  58. George, H.L., F. S. Davies, J.H. Crane and B. Schaffer.  2002.  Root temperature effects on ‘Arkin’ carambola (Averrhoa carambola L.) Trees.  I.  Leaf gas exchange and water relations.  Scientia Horticulturae 96:53-65.
  59. George, H.L., F. S. Davies, J.H. Crane and B. Schaffer.  2002.  Root temperature effects on ‘Arkin’ carambola (Averrhoa carambola L.) Trees.  II. Growth and mineral nutrition.  Scientia Horticulturae  96:67-79.
  60. Janos, D.P., M. Schroeder, B. Schaffer and J.H. Crane.  2001.  Arbuscular mycorrhizas stimulate the growth of air-layered Litchi chinensis Sonn. trees.  Plant and Soil 233:85-94.
  61. Nuñez-Elisea, R., B. Schaffer, M. Zekri, S.K. O’Hair and J.H. Crane.  2001.  In situ water release curves for tropical fruit orchards established in trenched calcareous soil.  HortTechnology 11:67-69.
  62. Crane, J.H., B. Schaffer and R.J. Campbell.  2001.  Long-term impacts and recovery of perennial tropical fruit crops from hurricanes in south Florida.  HortScience 36:258-263.
  63. Smith, M.K., C. Searle, P.W. Langdon, B. Schaffer and A.W. Whiley.  2001.  Comparison between  micropropagated banana (Musa AAA; Williams) and conventional planting material during the first twelve months of development.  Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology 76:83-87.
  64. Nuñez-Elisea, R., B. Schaffer, J. Fisher, A.M. Colls and J.H. Crane.  2000. Influence of flooding on net CO2 assimilation, growth, and stem anatomy of Annona species. Annals of Botany 64:771-780. 
  65. Peña, J.E., A. Hunsberger, and B. Schaffer.  2000.  Citrus leafminer (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) density: Effect on yield of ‘Tahiti’ lime.  Journal of Economic Entomology 93:374-379.
  66. Whiley, A.W., C. Searle, B. Schaffer, and B.N. Wolstenholme.  1999. Cool orchard temperatures or growing trees in containers can inhibit leaf gas exchange of  avocado and mango.  Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science 124:46-51.
  67. Schaffer, B., A.W. Whiley and C. Searle.  1999.  Atmospheric CO2 Enrichment, root restriction, photosynthesis and dry matter partitioning in subtropical and tropical fruit crops.  HortScience 34:1033-1037.
  68. Witjaksono, B. Schaffer, A.M., Colls, R.E. Litz and P.A. Moon.  1998.  Avocado shoot culture, plantlet development and net CO2 assimilation in an ambient and CO2 enhanced environment.  In Vitro Cellular and Development Biology – Plant  35:238-244.
  69. Smith, M.K., A.W. Whiley, C. Searle, P.W. Langdon, B. Schaffer, K.G. Pegg.  1998. Micropropogated bananas are more susceptible to Fusarium wilt than plants from conventional breeding. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research 49:1133-1139.
  70. Schaffer, B.  1998.  Flooding responses and water-use efficiency of subtropical and tropical fruit trees in an environmentally-sensitive wetland.  Annals of Botany 81:475-481.
  71. Raymond, L., B. Schaffer, J.K. Brecht and J.H. Crane.  1998.  Internal breakdown in mango fruit: symptomology and histology of jelly seed, soft nose and stem-end cavity.  Postharvest Biology and Technology 13:59-70.
  72. Raymond, L., B. Schaffer, J.K. Brecht and E.A. Hanlon. 1998.  Internal breakdown, mineral element concentration and weight of mango fruit.  Journal of Plant Nutrition 21:871-889.
  73. Schaffer, B., A.W. Whiley, C. Searle and R.J. Nissen.  1997.  Leaf gas exchange, mineral element concentration and dry matter partitioning in mango (Mangifera indica L.) as influenced by elevated atmospheric CO2 and root restriction. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science 122:849-855.
  74. Schaffer, B., J.E. Peña, A.M. Colls and A. Hunsberger.  1997. Citrus Leafminer (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) in lime: Assessment of leaf damage and effects on photosynthesis.  Crop Protection 16:337-343.
  75. Peña, J.E. and B. Schaffer.  1997.  Intraplant distribution and sampling of the Citrus Leafminer (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) on limes.  Journal of Economic Entomology 90:458-464.
  76. Ozores-Hampton, M., E.A. Hanlon, H.H. Bryan, and B. Schaffer.  1997.  Effect of compost application to calcareous soil on heavy metal concentration in tomato and squash.  Compost Science and Utilization 5:40-45.
  77. Ploetz, R.C., D. Benscher, A. Vasquéz, A.M. Colls and B. Schaffer.  1996.  A re-examination of mango decline in Florida.  Plant Disease 80:664-668.
  78. Schaffer, B., C. Searle, A.W. Whiley and R.J. Nissen.  1996.  Effects of atmospheric CO2 enrichment on photosynthetic efficiency of banana (Musa sp.).  Physiologia Plantarum 97:685-693.
  79. Hanlon, E.A., B. Schaffer, M. Ozores-Hampton and H.H. Bryan.  1996.  Ammonium Bicarbonate-DPTA extraction of elements from waste-amended calcareous soil.  Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 27:2321-2335.
  80. Basso-Figuera, C., B. Schaffer, J.H. Crane, A.M. Colls and H.H. Bryan.  1995.  Mineral nutrient content, growth and yield of papaya (Carica papaya L.) as influenced by trenching and municipal solid waste compost.  Tropical Agriculture 70:231-235.
  81. Mannion, C., B. Schaffer, M. Ozores-Hampton, H.H. Bryan and R. McSorley.  1994.  Nematode population dynamics in municipal solid waste-amended soil during tomato and squash cultivation.  Nematropica  24:17-24.
  82. Ozores-Hampton, M., B. Schaffer, H.H. Bryan and E.A. Hanlon.  1994.  Mineral element concentrations, growth and yield of tomato and squash in calcareous soil amended with municipal solid waste materials.  HortScience 29:785-788.
  83. Marler, T.E., B. Schaffer and J.H. Crane.  1994.  Developmental light environment affects growth, morphology, and leaf physiology of young carambola trees. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science 119:711-718.
  84. Finazzo, S.F., T.D. Davenport and B. Schaffer.  1994.  Partitioning of 14C-photoassimilates in Avocado (Persea americana Mill.) during flowering and fruit set.  Tree Physiology 14:153-164.
  85. Whiley, A.W. and B. Schaffer.  1993. 14C-photosynthate partitioning in avocado trees as influenced by shoot development.  HortScience 28:850-852.
  86. Larson, K. D., B. Schaffer and F. S. Davies.  1993.  Floodwater oxygen content, lenticel hypertrophy, and ethylene evolution from mango trees.  Journal of Experimental Botany 44:665-671.
  87. Blazques, C.H., R.C. Ploetz and B. Schaffer.  1992.  Canopy measuring using a quantum sensor and fisheye photography with image analysis.  Journal of Imaging Science and Technology 36:389-393.
  88. Larson, K. D., B. Schaffer, F. S. Davies and C.A. Sanchez.  1992.  Flooding, mineral nutrition and net gas exchange of mango trees.  Scientia Horticulturae 52:112-124.
  89. Whiley, A. W., B. Schaffer and S. P. Lara.  1992.  Carbon dioxide exchange of developing avocado (Persea americana Mill.) fruit.  Tree Physiology 11:85-94.
  90. Larson, K. D., F. S. Davies and B. Schaffer.  1991.  Floodwater temperature and stem lenticel hypertrophy of Mangifera indica L.  American Journal of Botany 78:1397-1403.
  91. Schaffer, B., A. W. Whiley and R. R. Kohli.  1991.  Effects of age on gas exchange characteristics of avocado (Persea americana Mill.) leaves.  Scientia Horticulturae 48:21-28.
  92. Valenzuela, H. R., S. K. O'Hair and B. Schaffer.  1991.  Shading, growth, and dry matter partitioning of cocoyam (Xanthosoma sagittifolium). Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science 116:1117-1121.
  93. Larson, K. D., D. Graetz and B. Schaffer.  1991.  Flooding-induced chemical changes in calcareous agricultural soils of South Florida.  Soil Science 152:33-40.
  94. Valenzuela, H. R., S. K. O'Hair and B. Schaffer.  1991.  Developmental light environment and net gas exchange of cocoyam (Xanthosoma sagittifolium). Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science 116:372-375.
  95. Schaffer, B., R. C. Ploetz and L. J. Mason.  1991.  A simple method for quantifying light transmission through fisheye photographs.  HortScience 26:208.
  96. Larson, K. D., B. Schaffer and F. S. Davies.  1991.  Flooding, leaf gas exchange and growth of mango trees in containers. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science 116:156-160.
  97. Schaffer, B. and L. J. Mason. 1990.  Effects of scale insect herbivory and shading on net gas exchange and growth of a subtropical tree species (Guaicum sanctum L.).  Oecologia 84:468-473.
  98. Valenzuela, H. R., B. Schaffer and S. K. O'Hair.  1990.  Shade and nitrogen influence gas exchange and growth of cocoyam (Xanthosoma sagittifolium). Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science 115:1014-1018.
  99. Tankou, C. M., B. Schaffer, S. K. O'Hair and C. A. Sanchez.  1990.  Effects of nitrogen and shading on gas exchange and growth of cassava.  HortScience 25:1293-1296.
  100. Pohronezny, K., W. Dankers, B. Schaffer, H. Valenzuela, and M. A. Moss.  1990.  Hydathode invasion and marginal necrosis in cocoyam infected by Xanthomonas campestris pv. dieffenbachiae.  Plant Disease 74:573-577.
  101. Schaffer, B. and G. O. Gaye.  1990.  Seasonal effects of pruning on light penetration, specific leaf density, and chlorophyll content of mango.  Scientia Horticulturae 41:55-61.
  102. Schaffer, B. and G. O. Gaye.  1989.  Net gas exchange and chlorophyll and nitrogen content of mango leaves as influenced by developmental light environment.  HortScience 24:507-509.
  103. Schaffer, B. and R. C. Ploetz.  1989.  Net gas exchange characteristics as indicators of damage thresholds for Phytophthora root rot of flooded and nonflooded avocado.  HortScience 24:653-655.
  104. Sanchez, C. A., R. J. Allen, and B. Schaffer.  1989.  Growth and yield of crisphead lettuce as affected by shade conditions.  Journal American Society for Horticultural Sciences 114:884-890.
  105. Ploetz, R. C. and B. Schaffer.  1989.  Effects of flooding and Phytophthora root rot on net gas exchange and growth of avocado.  Phytopathology 79:204-208.
  106. Schaffer, B., K. D. Larson, G. H. Snyder, and C. A.  Sanchez. 1988.  Identification of mineral deficiencies associated with mango decline by DRIS.  HortScience 23:617-619.
  107. Williams, J. M., B. Schaffer, and J. A. Barden. 1987.  Response of `Earliglow' strawberries to foliar and root-applied nitrogen.  Advances in Strawberry Research 7:23-25.
  108. Schaffer, B., L. R. Ramos, and S. P. Lara. 1987.  Effect of fruit removal on net gas exchange of avocado leaves.  HortScience 22:925-927.
  109. Litz, R. E. and B. Schaffer. 1987.  Polyamines in adventitious and somatic embryogenesis in mango (Mangifera indica L.).  Journal of Plant Physiology 128:251-258.
  110. Schaffer, B. and S. K. O'Hair. 1987. Net CO2 assimilation of taro and cocoyam as affected by leaf age and shading.  Photosynthesis Research 11:245-251.
  111. Schaffer, B. and R. M. Baranowski. 1986. Sample size estimates for avocado yield experiments. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science 111:985-987.
  112. Schaffer, B., J. A. Barden, and J. M. Williams. 1986.  Whole plant photosynthesis and dry matter partitioning in fruiting and deblossomed day-neutral strawberry plants. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science 111:430-433.
  113. Schaffer, B., J. A. Barden, and J. M. Williams. 1986.  Net photosynthesis, dark respiration, stomatal conductance, and chlorophyll content of strawberry plants as influenced fruiting. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science 111:82-86.
  114. Schaffer, B., J. A. Barden, and J. M. Williams. 1985. Partitioning of 14C-photosynthate in fruiting and deblossomed day-neutral strawberry plants. HortScience 20:911-913.
  115. Schaffer, B., D. L. Bubenheim, and J. A. Barden. 1984.  Net gas exchange of leaves on intact and excised apple shoots as influenced by vapor pressure gradient.  HortScience 19:556-557.
  116. Schaffer, B., F. G. Hawksworth, and W. R. Jacobi. 1983.  The effect of dwarf mistletoe on cone and seed production of lodgepole pine. Plant Disease 67:215-217.
  117. Schaffer, B., F. G. Hawksworth, and P. Beemsterboer.  1983. The effect of dwarf mistletoe on electrical resistance and vigor rating of lodgepole pine. Forest Science 29:124-126.
  118. Schaffer, B., F. G. Hawksworth, S. D. Wullschleger, and C.P.P. Reid. 1983. Cytokinin-like activity related to host reactions to dwarf mistletoes (Arceuthobium spp.).  Forest Science 29:66-70.
Proceedings, Technical Reports & Extension Publications
  1. Thani, Q.A., A.I. Vargas, Schaffer, G. Liu and J.H. Crane. 2016. Physiological and Growth Responses of ‘Red Lady’ Papaya to Flooding and Solid Oxygen Fertilization. Proceedings Fla. State Hort. Soc. (in press).
  2. Araujo, W.F., K.W. Migliaccio, D. Seal, and Schaffer. 2015. Evaluation of jalapeño Peppers (Capsicum annuum) production under different shade Cloth. Proceeding of the Florida State Horticultural Society 128:129-132.
  3. Ferreyra, R., B. Defilippi, J. Saavedra, G. Sellés, P. Robledo, M.L. Arpaia, D. Karlezi, J. Crane, B. Schaffer and P. Gil. 2012. Predictores del comportamiento en postcosecha de la palta, proveniente de diferentes condiciones de clima, suelo y manejo. pp. 55-74. In: Factores de Precosecha que Afectan la Postcosecha de Palta Hass: Clima, Suelo y Manejo. R. Ferreyra and Defilippi, B. (eds.), Boletín INIA 248. Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarias, Chile .
  4. Nickum, M.T., J.H. Crane, B. Schaffer, and F.S. Davies. 2011. Leaf net CO2 assimilation and electrolyte leakage and alcohol dehydrogenase activity in roots of mamey sapote (Pouteria sapota) trees as affected by root zone oxygen. Proc Fla. State Hort. Soc. 124:18-22.
  5. Gil, P.M., L. Gurovich, B. Schaffer, J. Alcayaga and R. Itturiaga. 2011. Electrical signal measurements in avocado trees: A potential tool for monitoring physiological response to soil water content?  Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Irrigation of Horticultural Crops. Viña del Mar, Chile. Acta Horticulturae 889:371-378
  6. Davies, F.S., J.H. Crane, B. Schaffer, K. Migliaccio, and G. Zalman. 2011. Fertilizer rates, application timing, growth, and yields of papaya plants in north central Florida. Proceeding of the Florida State Horticultural Society 124:23-27.
  7. Fassio, C., P.M. Gil, B. Schaffer and M. Castro. 2011.  Influence of rootsock on the response of ‘Hass’ avocado to flooding stress.  Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Irrigation of Horticultural Crops. Viña del Mar, Chile. Acta Horticulturae 889:379-383.
  8. Kisekka, I., K.W. Migliaccio, M.D. Dukes, B. Schaffer, J.H. Crane and K. Morgan. 2010. Evapotranspiration-Based Irrigation for Agriculture: Sources of Evapotranspiration Data for Irrigation Scheduling in Florida. AE455. Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, IFAS, UF. URL: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ae456, 4 pgs.
  9. Kisekka, I., K.W. Migliaccio, M.D. Dukes, B. Schaffer, J.H. Crane and K. Morgan. 2010. Evapotranspiration-Based Irrigation for Agriculture: Sources of Evapotranspiration Data for Irrigation Scheduling in Florida. AE455. Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, IFAS, UF. URL: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ae456, 4 pgs.
  10.  Kisekka, I., K.W. Migliaccio, M.D. Dukes, J.H. Crane and B. Schaffer. 2010. Evapotranspiration-Based Irrigation for Agriculture: Crop Coefficients of Some Commercial Crops in Florida. AE456. Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, IFAS, UF. URL: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ae456, 4 pgs.
  11.  Kisekka, I., K.W. Migliaccio, M.D. Dukes, B. Schaffer and J.H. Crane. 2010. Evapotranspiration-based Irrigation Scheduling for Agriculture. AE457. Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, IFAS, UF. URL: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ae457, 6 pgs.
  12.  Kisekka, I., K.W. Migliaccio, M.D. Dukes, J.H. Crane and B. Schaffer. 2010. Implementing Evapotranspiration-Based Irrigation Scheduling for Agriculture. AE458. Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, IFAS, UF. URL: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ae458, 4 pgs.
  13.  Kisekka, I., K.W. Migliaccio, B. Schaffer, J.H. Crane and M.D. Dukes. 2009. Evaluation of Evapotranspiration-based irrigation contribution in a tropical fruit orchard in southern Florida.  Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, Paper No. 095701, Reno, Nevada, June 21-24.
  14.  Barquin, L., K.W. Migliaccio, R. Muñoz-Carpena, B. Schaffer, J.H. Crane and Y.C. Li . 2009.  Shallow water table contribution to soil-water retention in the capillary fringe of a very gravelly loam soil in South Florida.  Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, Paper No. 095933, Reno, Nevada, June 21-24.
  15. Gil, P.M., L. Gurovich, B. Schaffer, J. Alcayaga and R. Iturriaga. 2009.  Measurements of electrical signals in avocado trees: a potential tool for monitoring physiological response to soil water content.  pp. 120-130.  Proceedings of the 8th Fruit, Nut and Vegetables Production Engineering Symposium of Chile, January 5-9, Conception, Chile.
  16. Nickum, M., J.H. Crane, B. Schaffer and F.S. Davies. 2009.  Response of mamey sapote (Pouteria sapota) trees to flooding in a very gravelly loam soil in the field. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society 121:14-18. 121:14-18.
  17. Crane, J.H., B. Schaffer, Y. Li, E. Evans, W. Montas and C. Li. 2009. Effect of foliar-applied acids and iron sulfate on leaf ferrous iron content and leaf greenness of lychee trees. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society 121:19-23.
  18. Migliaccio, K.W., B. Schaffer, J.H. Crane, Y.C. Li and R. Muñoz-Carpena. 2008. Assessing capillary rise in a field nursery considering irrigation management. 2008. ASABE International Meeting Proceedings Paper No. 083323. St. Joseph, Mich.: ASABE.
  19. Migliaccio, K.W., B. Schaffer, Y.C. Li, E. Evans, J.H. Crane and R. Muñoz-Carpena. 2008. Evaluation of irrigation BMP in south Florida. Nutrient Management Newsletter. Apr. 2008 Issue. UF/IFAS Soil and Water Science Department, Gainesville, FL. pp. 607.
  20. Balerdi, C.F., J.H. Crane and B. Schaffer. 2007.  Managing your tropical fruit grove under changing  water table levels.  Fact Sheet HS957, Florida Cooperation Extension Service, IFAS, University of  Florida. URL: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/HS202.
  21. Gil, P.M., B. Schaffer, M. Gutierrez and C. Li. 2007.  Effect of Waterlogging on plant water status, leaf gas exchange and biomass of avocado (Persea americana Mill.).  Proceedings of the VI International Avocado Congress, Viña del Mar, Chile. . ISBN: 978-956-0413-8.  Section 3C, paper 110, 10 pp.
  22. Crane, J.H., B. Schaffer, Y.C. Li, E.A. Evans, W. Montas and C. Li. 2007. Effect of foliar-applied acids and ferrous sulfate on iron nutrition of avocado trees. Proceedings of the VI International Avocado Congress, Viña del Mar, Chile. . ISBN: 978-956-0413-8.  Section 3A, paper 94, 13 pp.
  23.  Gil, P.M., L. Gurovich, B. Schaffer, J. Alcayaga and R. Iturriaga. 2007. Electrical signal measurements as a tool for monitoring responses of avocado (Persea americana Mill.) trees to soil water content).  Proceedings of the VI International Avocado Congress, Viña del Mar, Chile. ISBN: 978-956-0413-8.  Section 3C, paper 111, 13 pp.
  24. Crane, J.H., B. Schaffer, Y.C. Li and E.A. Evans. 2007. Effect of foliar applications of ascorbic acid plus ferrous sulfate on leaf greenness of carambola (Averrhoa carambola L.) trees. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society 120:2-23.
  25. Schaffer, B. 2007.  Effectos de la deficiencia de oxigeno del suelo en paltos (Persea americana Mill.). In: Seminario Internacional Manejo del Riego y Suelo en el Cultivo del Plato.  M.G. Yanez, I.M. Honorato and R. Ferreyara Espada (eds.). Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarias (INIA), La Cruz, Chile, Serie Actas Inia, No. 41, pp. 9-20.
  26. Schaffer, B., J.H. Crane, K.W. Migliaccio, Y.C. Li, E.A. Evans and F.S. Davies. 2006.  Research interests in flooding responses, iron nutrition and irrigation of subtropical and tropical fruit trees.  Proceedings of the T-STAR Tropical Fruit Production and Handling Workshop, T.L. Davenport (ed.), Miami, Florida, pp. 54-60.
  27. Migliaccio, K.W., J.H. Crane, E. Evans, B. Schaffer, Y. Li and R. Muñoz-Carpena. 2006. South Florida tropical fruit plant grower perspectives: water conservation management practices.  University of Florida, Florida Cooperative Extension Service Publ., ABE 368. http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/AE397.
  28. Migliaccio, K.W., E. Evans, J.H. Crane, B. Schaffer, Y. Li and R. Muñoz-Carpena. 2006. South Florida ornamental plant grower perspectives: water conservation management practices.  University of Florida, Florida Cooperative Extension Service Publ., ABE 369. URL: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/AE397.
  29. Schaffer, B. 2006.  Effect of oxygen deficit in the soil on the physiology and productivity of avocado.  Proc. Conf. on Management of Irrigation and Soil for Avocado Cultivation, Quillota, Chile, Sept. 27-28.
  30. Al-Yahyai, R., F.S. Davies, B. Schaffer and J.H. Crane.  2005.  Effect of soil water depletion on growth, yield, and fruit quailty of carambola in gravelly loam soil. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society 118:237-241.
  31. Diaz, A., C.M. Mannion and B. Schaffer. 2005.  Effect of adult Diaprepes weevil feeding on leaf gas exchange and growth of select ornamental plants.  Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural  Society 118:310-313.
  32. Al-Yahyai, R., F.S. Davies, B. Schaffer and J.H. Crane.  2005. Effect of soil water depletion on growth, yield, and fruit quality of carambola in gravelly loam soil.  Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural  Society 118:237-241.
  33. Diaz, A., C.M. Mannion and B. Schaffer. 2005.  Effect of adult Diaprepes weevil feeding on leaf gas exchange and growth of select ornamental plants.  Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural  Society 118:310-313.
  34. Ojeda, M.G., B. Schaffer and F.S. Davies.  2004.  Iron nutrition, flooding and growth of pond apple (Annona glabra L.). Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society 117:210-215.
  35. Crane, J.H. and B. Schaffer.  2004. Increased exposure to cool ambient temperatures increased yield of 'Mauritius' lychee (Litchi chinensis Sonn.) in Homestead, Florida.  Proceeding of the Flroida State Horticultural Society 117:206-208.
  36. Potter, T.L., D. Bosch, H. Joo, B. Schaffer and R. Muñoz-Carpena. 2004. Demonstration and evaluation of South Dade Basin vegetable crop best management practices: Summer cover crops to control herbicide and fertilizer leaching. Contract Number: C-12331. USDA Agreement Number: 58-6602-1-211. USDA Miscellaneous Publication 1343. USDA-ARS Southeast Watershed Research: Tifton, GA. URL: http://abe.ufl.edu/carpena/files/pdf/publications/refereed_articles/SummerCoverCropsReduceAtrazine.pdf
  37. Muñoz-Carpena, R, A. Ritter, D. Bosch, B. Schaffer, and T. Potter. 2004. Modeling agrichemical leaching reduction by a cover crop in the agricultural area bordering to the Everglades National Park. American Society of Agricultural Engineers, Paper No. 042059. St. Joseph, Mich., Amer. Soc. Ag. Eng.
  38. Schaffer, B. and A.W. Whiley. 2003.  Environmental regulation of photosynthesis – A mini-review. Proceedings of the Fifth World Avocado Congress, Volume 1, pp. 335-342.
  39. Al-Yahyai, R., B. Schaffer and F.S. Davies.  2003. Methods of monitoring soil water content for irrigation scheduling in a carambola (Averrhoa carambola L.) orchard in limestone soil.  Proceedings of the Florida State Horticulitural  Society  116:37-41.
  40. Munoz-Carpena, R., A. Ritter, D. Bosch, B. Schaffer, B. and T. Potter. 2002.  Modeling hydrology and water quality associated with agricultural best management practices in Florida’s South Dade Everglades Basin . Proceedings of the American Society Agricultural Engineers Annual Meeting, St. Joseph, MI No. 022128
  41. Schaffer, B. and R. Muñoz-Carpena. 2002. Section 1: Flooding in agricultural fields in South Florida, In: R. Degner (ed.) Miami-Dade County agricultural land retention study, Technical Appendix E. UF/IFAS Gainesville.
  42. Minkowski, K. and B. Schaffer. 2002.  A geographical information system for Miami-Dade County Agriculture.  In: R. Degner (ed.) Miami-Dade County Agricultural Land Retention Study, Technical Appendix E. UF/IFAS Gainesville. Appendix A. UF/IFAS, Gainesville.  
  43. Schaffer, B. and R. Muñoz-Carpena. 2002. Flooding in agricultural fields in South Florida: hydrological aspects. Vegetarian 02-03:5-7. URL: http://www.hos.ufl.edu/vegetarian/02/March/Mar02.htm.
  44. Schaffer, B.  2000.  The effects of root restriction and atmospheric CO2 enrichment on photosynthesis and growth of tropical fruit crops.  Memorias VII Congreso Nacional de Frutales, Universidad Nacional Experimental del Tachira, San Cristobal, Venezuela p. 89-94.
  45. George, H.L., J. H.Crane, F.S. Davies and B. Schaffer.  2000.  Effects of polyethylene and organic mulch on gas exchange and soil and leaf nutrient levels of ‘Arkin’ carambola (Averrhoa carambola L.) in Florida.  Proceedings of the InterAmerican. Society for Hort. Sciences 44:64-71.
  46. George, H.L., J.H. Crane, B. Schaffer, Y. Li and F.S. Davies.  2000.  Effects of polyethylene and organic mulch on flowering, percent fruit set, and fruit production of ‘Arkin’ carambola (Averrhoa carambola L.) in Florida.  Proceedings of the InterAmerican Society for Horticultural Sciences 44:72-77.
  47. Zude-Sasse, M. and B. Schaffer.  2000.  Influence of soil oxygen depletion on iron nutrition of mango (Mangifera indica L.).  Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society 113:1-4.
  48. George, H.L., J.H. Crane, F.S. Davies and B. Schaffer.  2000.  Effects of plastic and organic mulches on soil temperatures, growth and yields of 'Arkin' carambola (Averhoa carambola L.) in south Florida. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society 113:5-11.**
  49. Nuñez-Elisea, R., M.L. Caldeira, B. Schaffer and J. H. Crane.  2000.  Clonal propagation of pond apple (Annona glabra L.), a flood-tolerant rootstock for commerical Annona species.  Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society 113:15-16.
  50. Zekri, M., Nuñez-Elisea, B. Schaffer, S.K. O’Hair and J.H. Crane and A.M. Colls.  1999.  Multi-sensor capacitance probes for monitoring soil water dynamics in tropical fruit orchards in south Florida.  Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society 112:178-181.
  51. Nuñez-Elisea, R., B. Schaffer, J.H. Crane and A.M. Colls. 1998.  Impact of flooding on different Annona rootstocks.  Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society 111:317-319.
  52. Knight, R.L., J.H. Crane, B. Schaffer, H.H. Bryan, W. Klassen and C.F. Balerdi.  1998.  Performance of autumn-ripening red raspberries in south Florida.  Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society 111:3305-307.
  53. Peña, J.E., S. Sundhari, A. Hunsberger, R. Duncan and B. Schaffer. 1998. Monitoring and biological control of avocado lace bug, Pseudacysta perseae (Hemiptera: Tingidae).  Proceeding of the Florida State Horticultural Society 111:330-334.
  54. Nuñez-Elisea, R., B. Schaffer, J.H. Crane and A.M. Colls. 1997.  Effects of flooding on growth and leaf gas exchange of Annona species.  Proceedings of the First International Congress of Annonaceae.  University of Chapingo, Texcoco, Mexico pp. 124-132.
  55. Smith, M., C. Searle, A. Whiley, P. Langdon, B. Schaffer and K. Pegg.  1996.  Micropropogated bananas and Fusarium wilt: What is the future for micropropogated planting material?  Proceedings of the Fifth International Association for Plant Tissue Culture (Australian Branch), University of Queensland, Gatton, Australia, Dec. 2-6, 1996.
  56. Ploetz, R.C., D. Benscher, Aimé Vasquéz, Angel Colls, Julianne Nagel and B. Schaffer.  1996.  Mango decline: Research in Florida on an apparently widespread disease complex.  Proceedings of the Fifth International Mango Symposium, Acta Horticulturae 455:547-557.
  57. Knight, R.J., J.H. Crane, H.H. Bryan, W. Klassen and B. Schaffer.  1996.  The potential of autumn-bearing red raspberries as an annual crop for Florida. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society 109:231-232.
  58. Schaffer, B. and J.H. Crane.  1996.  Producción e investigación en frutas tropicales en el sur de Florida. Proc. V Congreso Nacional de Frutales, Rev. Facultad de Agronomía, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Alcance 50:1-17.
  59. Bryan, H., B. Schaffer and J.H. Crane. 1995.  Solid waste compost for improved water conservation and production of vegetable crops (Tomatoes/squash)--Homestead site.  Final Report, Florida Conservation/Compost Utilization Program, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Science, March, 1995, pp. 7-14.
  60. Bryan, H.H., B. Schaffer, R.E. Sanford and M. Cadallo.  1995.  Growth and yield of tomato in calcareous soil amended with municipal solid waste compost. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society 108:251-253.
  61. Crane, J.H., A.J. Dorey, B. Schaffer and R.T. McMillan.  1995.  Preliminary papaya ringspot virus evaluations on 25 cultivars and 16 papaya selections at the Tropical Research and Education Center. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society 108:354-357.
  62. Schaffer, B.  1995.  The environment, the urban jungle and politics versus fruit production in south Florida - with special reference to avocado.  Proceedings of the Australian Avocado Growers’ Federation,  Conference 95, Fremantle, Western Australia, pp. 127-134.
  63. Schaffer, B., H.H. Bryan and J.H. Crane.  1994.  Recycled, degradable solid waste for crop and landscape use.  Second Annual Research Symposium, Florida Center for Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Conference, Tampa, Fla., pp. 3-8.
  64. Basso-Figuera, B. Schaffer, J.H. Crane, A.M. Colls and H.H. Bryan.  1994.  Effects of municipal solid waste compost and trench depth on papaya (Carica papaya L.) yield and fruit quality. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society 107:334-337.
  65. Whiley, A.W., B. Schaffer and S.P. Lara.  1993.  Determination of the photosynthetic activity of fruit from set to maturity.  Maroochy Horticultural Research Station Report No. 6, Queensland, Australia, pp. 18-19.
  66. Whiley, A.W. and B. Schaffer.  1993.  Partitioning of [14C]-photosynthate in avocado trees as influenced by shoot age.  Maroochy Horticultural Research Station Report No. 6, Queensland, Australia pp. 13-14.
  67. Schaffer, B., A.W. Whiley and R.R. Kohli. 1993.  Effects of age on net CO2 exchange in avocado leaves.  Maroochy Horticultural Research Station Report No. 6, Queensland, Australia, pp. 12-11-12.59.
  68. Sergent, E., B. Schaffer, S.P. Lara and L.E. Willis.  1993.  Effect of ethephon on mango (Mangifera indica) fruit quality.  Proceedings of the  IV Internat. Mango Symposium, Miami Beach, FL, Acta Horticulturae 341:510-517.
  69. Larson, K.D., B. Schaffer and F.S. Davies.  1993.  Responses of mango to flooding in South Florida.  Proceedings of the IV Internat. Mango Symposium, Miami Beach, FL,  Acta Horticulturae 341:152-159.
  70. Crane, J.H., B. Schaffer, T.L. Davenport and C. Balerdi.  1992.  Rejuvenation of a mature, non-productive 'Lula' and 'Booth 8’ avocado grove by topping and tree removal. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society 105:282-285.
  71. Larson, K.D., B. Schaffer and S.P. Lara.  1991.  Vegetative propagation of Spanish lime and jabotacaba. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society 104:54-56.
  72. Larson, K.D., B. Schaffer and F.S. Davies.  1991.  Mango responses to flooding in limestone soil.  Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society 104:33-39.***
  73. Schaffer, B. 1991.  Flood tolerance of Tahiti lime rootstocks in South Florida soil. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society 104:31-32.
  74. Ploetz, R.C. and B. Schaffer.  1991.  Effects of flooding and Phytophthora root rot on net gas exchange of avocado in Dade County, Florida.  Proceedings of the Second World Avocado Congress, Vol. 2, Orange, CA. 111-117.
  75. Schaffer, B. and P.A. Moon.  1990.  Influence of rootstock on flood tolerance of Tahiti lime. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society 103:318-321.
  76. Ploetz, R.C., J.L. Ramos, J.L. Parrado and B. Schaffer, S.P. Lara.  1989.  Performance of clonal avocado rootstocks in Rockdale soil. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society  102:234-236.
  77. Joyner, M.E.B. and B. Schaffer.  1989.  Flood tolerance of 'Golden Star' carambola trees. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society 102:236-239.
  78. Larson, K.D., B. Schaffer and F.S. Davies.  1989.  Effect of irrigation on growth and yield of mango. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society 102:226-228.
  79. Bryan, H.H., R.T. McMillan, B. Schaffer, L. J. Ramos, and S. Damsky.  1987.  Evaluation of stomatal closing agents and antitranspirants as methods for reducing the rate of bacterial spot development.  Report of Tomato Research., Univ. of Florida, IFAS, Gainesville, FL. pp. 5-14.
  80. Ploetz, R.C. and B. Schaffer.  1987.  Effects of flooding and Phytophthora root rot on photosynthesis of avocado. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society 100:290-294.
  81. Schaffer, B.  1986.  Photosynthesis and tree spacing. South Florida Growers Advocate, March, p. 5.
  82. Schaffer, B., J. Peña, S.P. Lara, and D. Buisson.  1986.  Effect of avocado brown mite feeding on net photosynthesis, transpiration, and stomatal conductance of potted avocado trees.  Proceedings of the Tropical Region, American Society for Horticultural Science. 30:73-82.
  83. Schaffer, B.  1981.  Dwarf Mistletoe.  Colorado State Univ. Coop. Extension Serv. Newsletter, The Informant 2(11), 4 pp

 

Published Abstracts
  1. Vargas, A.I., Schaffer, L. Yuhong and L.O. Sternberg. 2016. Stable Isotope Analysis of Water Indicates that Mixing Occurs between Mobile and Tightly-Bound Soil Water.  Proceedings of the American Geophysical Union Annual Conference, San Francisco, Dec. 2016
  2. Vincent, C.., Schaffer and D.L. Rowland. 20015. Sunn Hemp (Crotalaria juncea L.) Intercrop and Mulch Reduces Wind Stress and Increases Growth and Development of Papaya (Carica papaya L.). American Socity of Horticulture Science, New Orlando, Aug. 5-8, 2015 (abstract).
    1. Vincent,, D.L. Rowland and B. Schaffer. 2015. A method for rapid quantification of root hair density in situ. Annual Conference of the International Scoiety of Root Biology “Roots Down Under”, Canberra, Australia, Oct. 6-9, 2015.
  3. Rodríguez, G., B. Schaffer and C. Basso. 2014.  Effect of floding duration and portion of roots submerged on physiology, growth and survival of papaya (Carica papaya L.). HortScience 49:S293 (Abstract).
  4. Koryzma-Zepp, J.A., P.M. Gil and B. Schaffer. 2014. Electrical potentials in 'W. Murcott' tangor trees in response to salnitiy stress. HortScience 49:S291 (Abstract).
  5. Vincent, C., D.L. Rowland and B. Schaffer. 2014. Water deficit priming increases leaf gas exchange of papaya (Carica papaya L.). HortScience 49:S371 (Abstract).
  6. Schaffer, B., R.C. Ploetz, A.I. Vargas, J. Konkol and J. Salvatierra. 2013. Laurel wilt differentially affects xylem sap flow of three avocado cultivars. HortScience 48(9):S322 (Abstract).
  7. Sanhueza, S., P.M. Gil, B. Schaffer and M. Araya. 2013. The Effect of foliar-applied acidified iron sulfate on chlorophyll and iron contents in leaves of ‘Chandler’ walnut trees.  HortScience 48(9):S393 (Abstract).
  8. Ploetz, R.C., B. Schaffer, A.I. Vargas, J.L.. Konkol, J. Salvatierra, S.A. Inch, A. Campbell and R. Wideman. 2013.  Physiological impacts of laurel wilt on avocado.  Phytophathology 103(6)Supplement:114 (Abstract).  
  9. Hapeman, C.J., L.L. McConnell, T.L. Potter, J. Harman-Fetcho, C.P. Rice, B. Schaffer and R. Curry. 2013. Examining the fate and transport of alpha- and beta-endosulfan in the atmosphere of South Florida. Abstract of Papers of the American Chemical Society 334-AGRO, Indianapolis, Sept. 8-12..
  10.  Gil, P.M., J. Saavedra, B. Schaffer and R. Navarro. 2013. Quantifying effects of soil water content, vapor pressure deficit, and electrode position on electrical potentials in Juglans regia and Vitis vinifera using multivariate statistical methods. Abstracts of the Annual Meeting of the Society of Plant Signaling and Behavior, Vancouver, Canada, July 8-10, pg. 33 (Abstract). 
  11. Sanclemente, M.A., B. Schaffer, F.S. Davies and J.H. Crane. 2012. Physiological responses of flooded avocado (Persea americana Mill.) trees to leaf removal.  HortScience 47(9): S189 (Abstract).
  12. Gil, P.M.,  J. Saavedrar, B. Schaffer, F. Minoletti and R. Navarro, 2012. Electrical signals in walnut trees in relation to soil water content and vapor pressure deficit. HortScience 47(9): S195 (Abstract).
  13. Gil, P.M. J. Saavedra, B. Schaffer, J. Pérez and R. Navarro. 2012. Electrical responses of walnut trees to periods of light and darkness. HortScience 47(9): S289 (Abstract).
  14. Kisekka, I., K. Migliaccio, R. Munoz-Carpena, B. Schaffer, Y.C. Li, and T. Boyer. 2012. Predicting water table response to fluctuations in canal stage in farmlands east of Canal-111 in southern Florida. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, Annual National Meeting, Dallas, Texas, July 29-Aug. 1.
  15. Potter, T.L. Hapeman, C.J., L.L. McConnell, J. Harman-Fetcho, W.F. Schmidt, C.P. Rice and B. Schaffer. 2012. Endosulfan wet deposition in southern Florida. American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philedelphia, Pennsylvania, Aug. 19-23.
  16. Kisekka, I., K.W. Migliaccio, R. Muñoz-Carpena, B. Schaffer, Y.C. Li, and T. Boyer. 2012. Predicting water table elevation response to proposed operational adjustments in C-111 canal stage in farmlands east of Canal-111 in southern Florida. FASABE Section Meeting, Jupiter, Florida, June 14-15.
  17. Mielke, M.S., B. Schaffer and A.C. Schilling. 2011.  Avaliação dos índices de reflectância para estimativas do teor de clorofila em folhas Eugenia uniflora L. (Myrtaceae).  [Evaluation of the reflectance indices for estimating chlorophyll content in leaves of Eugenia uniflora L. (Myrtacea)].  Proceedings of the XIII Brazilian Congress of Plant Physiology and the XIV Latin-American Meeting of Plant Physiology, Búzios, Brazil, Sept. 19-22 (in Portuguese).
  18. Nguyen, C., Y.  Li, J. Snyder, R. Munoz-Carpena, B. Schaffer and N. Comerford. 2011. Solubility of Phosphate Minerals in the Pine Rockland's Calcareous Soils After Prescribed Fire. Soil Science Society of America Annual International Meeting, San Antonio, TX, Oct. 16-19.
  19. Hapeman, C.J., L.L. McConnell, T.L. Potter, B. Schaffer, R. Curry. 2011. Atmospheric contributions of endosulfan to South Florida ecosystems.  National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Denver, CO., Aug. 28-Sept. 1. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society 242, Abstract 141-AGRO.
  20. Mielke, M.S. and B. Schaffer. 2010. Efeitos do alagamento de mundancas no ambiente de luz no desempenho fotossintetico de Eugenia uniflora L. (Myrtacea). Proceedings of the Congress Nacionanal de Botanical de Brazil (National Bontanical Congress of Brazil). Manaus, Brazil, Sept. 5-10 (in Portuguese).
  21. Chung, N., Y. Li, J. Snyder, R. Muñoz-Carpena, N. Comerford and B. Schaffer. 2010. Changes of Nutrients in Calcareous Soils in Pine Rocklands Due to Fire.   ASA, CCSA and SSSA Annual International Meeting, Long Beach, CA, Oct. 31-Nov.  4. Abstract 240-2. http://a-c-s.confex.com/crops/2010am/webprogram/Paper57588.html
  22. Kiggundu, N., K.W. Migliaccio, J.H. Crane, B. Schaffer, Y. Li, E.A. Evans and R. Munoz-Carpena. 2009. Evaluating nutrient and irrigation management practices in an avocado orchard.  2009 USDA-CSREES National Water Conference. February 8-12.  St. Louis, Missouri.
  23. Martin, C.G., B. Schaffer and C.M. Mannion. 2008. Effects of root feeding by Diaprepes root weevil, Diaprepes abbreviatus (L.) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) on four woody ornamental plant species.  Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Reno, Nevada, Nov. 16-19.
  24. Liu, G., B. Schaffer, Y. Li, R. Roberts, Y. Wan and M. Hodgepeth. 2008. Differences in tolerance of bald cypress and pond apple to salinity and flooding.  Proceedings of the Joint Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America, Soil Science Society of America, American Society of Agronomy and Crop Science Society of America, Houston, Texas, Oct. 5-9.
  25. Liu, G., Y. Li., B. Schaffer, Y. Wan, R. Roberts, M. Hedgepeth. 2008. Slow-release oxygen fertilizer improves growth of bald cypress affected by salinity and flooding. Proceedings of the Joint Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America, Soil Science Society of America, American Society of Agronomy and Crop Science Society of America, Houston, Texas, Oct. 5-9.
  26. Gil, P.M., B. Schaffer, S.M. Gutierrez, C. Li. 2008.  Interacting effects of waterlogging and pruning on leaf gas exchange and biomass of avocado (Persea americana Mill.) trees in containers.  HortScience 43(4):1276 (Abstr.).
  27. Crane, J.H., B.Schaffer, Y.C. Li, E. Evans, W. Montas, C. Li. 2008. Effect of foliarly-appliled acids and ferrous sulfate on leaf greenness of avocado trees. HortScience 43(4):1140 (Abstr.).
  28. Liu, G., Y. Li, B. Schaffer, M. Hedgepeth, and Y. Wang. 2007. Effects of solid oxygen fertilizers on growth of bald cypress [Taxodium Distichum (L.) Rich] seedlings in the tidal floodplain of the Loxahatchee River. Proceedings of the American Society of Agronomy, Soil Science Society of America, Crop Science Society of American International Annual Meetings. Session 92-10, New Orleans, Louisiana. November 4-8.
  29. Martin, C., C.M. Mannion, B. Schaffer. 2007.  The Effect of larval herbivory by Diaprepes root weevil, Diaprepes abbreviatus (L.) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) on four woody ornamental plant species.  Annual Meeting of the Florida Entomological Society, Sarasota Florida, July 15-18.
  30. Kiggundu, N., K. W. Migliaccio, Y. Li, and B. Schaffer. 2007. Evaluation of bucket lysimeter and water sampler. Florida Section ASABE 2007 Annual Conference and Trade Show. May 30- Jun 2. St. Pete Beach, Florida.
  31. Migliaccio, K.W., B. Schaffer, J. Crane, Y. Li, E. Evans, and R. Muñoz-Carpena. 2007. Evaluating nutrient and irrigation BMPs on a tree farm in south Florida. USDA-CSREES National Water Conference. Savannah, GA
  32. Migliaccio, K. W., Y. Li, E. Evans, B. Schaffer, and  R. Munoz-Carpena.  Improving water quality by targeting high return stakeholders: project overview. 2006 Annual USDA National Water Conference, 01/01/2006, San Antonio, TX.
  33. Hapemann, C. J., J.A. Harman-Fetcho, T.L. Potter, L.L. McConnell, C.P. Rice, B. Schaffer and R. Curry. 2006.  " Using Spatial and Temporal Pesticide Concentration Data to Assess Potential Hazards to Sensitive Aquatic Ecosystems in South Florida."  American Chemical Society National Meeting
  34. Hapeman, C.J., J.A. Fetcho, T.L. Potter, L.L. McConnell, C.P. Rice, R. Curry, B. Schaffer.  2006.  Atmospheric transport and deposition of pesticides in South Florida.  American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, CA.  (abstract).
  35. Schaffer, B., F.S. Davies and J.H. Crane. 2005. Responses of subtropical and tropical fruit crops to flooding in calcareous soil.  HortScience 40:935 (abstract).
  36. Harman-Fetcho, J.A., L.L.McConnell, T.L.Potter, C.P. Rice, A.M. Sadeghi, K.A. Sefton, B. Schaffer, R.W. Curry, K. Bialek, R.D. Smith and C.J. Hapeman. 2005.  Pesticide occurrence in selected South Florida canals and Biscayne Bay during high agricultural activity. Abstracts of Society of Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology Meeting, Baltimore, MD (abstract).
  37.  Al-Yahyai, R., B. Schaffer and F.S. Davies.  2004.  Physiological responses of carambola trees to soil water depletion in Krome soils.  HortScience 39:857.
  38. Greaver, T., L.d.S.L. Sternberg, B. Schaffer and T. Moreno. 2004.  Free air respiratory carbon isotope enrichment experiment.  Abstracts of IV International Conference on Application of Stable Isotope to Ecological Studies, Wellington, New Zealand
  39. Al-Yahyai, R., B. Schaffer and F.S. Davies.  2003.  Responses of carambola trees to four moisture levels in calcareous soil.  HortScience 38:682.
  40. Sternberg, L., T. Greaver, B. Schaffer and T. Moreno.  2003. Free air respiratory carbon isotope enrichment experiment.  Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA (abstr.).
  41. Hapeman, C.J., J.A. Fetcho, L.L. McConnell, T.L. Potter, C.P. Rice, K. Bialek, B. Schaffer and R. Curry.  2003.  Agrochemical inputs to South Florida canals and Biscayne Bay.  American Chemical Society National Meeting, New York, NY.  (abstract).
  42. Ojeda, M., B. Schaffer and F.S. Davies. 2002.  Responses of Annona species to iron deficiency
    in hydroponic solutions.  Proc. XI International Symposium on Iron Nutrition and Interactions in Plants, Udine, Italy, June 23-28.
  43. Hapeman, C.J., J. Harman-Fetcho, L.L. McConnell, T.L. Potter, C.P. Rice, K.M. Bialek, B. Schaffer. 2002.  Agrochemical inputs from Florida canals to the Biscayne Bay.South Florida. Annu. Mtg., Society Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, Salt Lake City, Utah
  44. Potter, T.L., C.J. Hapeman, L.L. McConnell, B. Schaffer, J. Harman-Fetcho. Atmospheric deposition of pesticide in the south Miami-Dade Basin. 2002. Proceedings Annu. Conf. of Air and Waster Management Association, Florida Sect., Orlando, FL.
  45. Ojeda, M., B. Schaffer and F.S. Davies. 2002.  Effects of root temperature on growth and leaf gas exchange of Annona spp.  Proc. Ann. Mtg. International Society Horticultural Science, Toronto, Canada (Abstr.).
  46. Muñoz-Carpena, R., D. Bosch, B. Schaffer and T. Potter.  2002.   Modeling hydrology and water quality associated with agricultural best management practices in Florida’s South Dade Everglades Basin.  Amer. Society of Ag. Engineers Annual International Meeting, Chicago, IL, July 28-31.
  47. Potter, T., B. Schaffer, D. Bosch and R. Muñoz-Carpena. 2002.  Challenges in measuring groundwater quality impacts from vegetable crop production in south Miami-Dade County.  Annual Meeting of Florida Section of the American Society for Ag. Engineers, Key Largo, FL, May 8-11.
  48. Bosch, D.D., T.L. Potter, B. Schaffer, and R. Muñoz-Carpena. 2002. Groundwater Fluctuations, Gradients, and Flow Rates in the Homestead Agricultural Region, Annual Meeting of Florida Section of the American Society for Ag. Engineers, Key Largo, FL, May 8-11.
  49. Nuñez-Elisea, R. B. Schaffer, Zekri, M., S.K. O’Hair and J.H. Crane.  2000.  Monitoring soil water dynamics in tropical fruit orchards in southern Florida with mult-sensor capacitance probes and tensiometers.  HortScience 35:487 (Abstr.).
  50. Crane, J.H., B. Schaffer and R.J. Campbell.  1999. Long-term recovery of perennial tropical fruit crops from hurricane damage.  HortScience 34:563 (Abstr.).
  51. Zekri, M., B. Schaffer, S.K. O'Hair, R. Nuñez-Elisea, and J.H. Crane. 1998.  Evapotranspiration measurement and irrigation scheduling for several tropical fruit crops using the EnviroScan System.  1998.  HortScience 33:549 (Abstr.).
  52. Nuñez-Elisea, R. B. Schaffer, J.H. Crane, and A.M. Colls. 1998. Leaf gas exchange and growth responses of young, container-grown Annona trees to flooding.  HortScience 33:541 (Abstr.).
  53. Peña, J.E., A. Hunsberger and B. Schaffer.  1997.  Effect of leafminer, Phyllocnistis citrella injury to yield of lime. Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting, Daytona Beach, FL (Presentation).
  54. Hunsberger, A., J.E. Peña and B. Schaffer.  1997.  Impact of citrus leafminer injury on physiology of lime.  Florida Entomological Soc. Annual Meeting, Daytona Beach, FL (Presentation). 
  55. Schaffer, B., J.E. Peña, A. Colls and A. Hunsberger.  1996.  Accuracy of visual estimates of leaf damage from citrus leafminer and the relationship between larval density and mining period on leaf damage and photosynthesis of ‘Tahiti’ lime leaves.  International Conference on Managing the Citrus Leafminer, Orlando, Florida, April 23-25, p. 97 (Abstr.).
  56. Peña, J.E. and B. Schaffer.  1996.  Sampling and monitoring for the citrus leafminer in Florida, USA.  International Conference on Managing the Citrus Leafminer, Orlando, Florida, April 23-26, p. 91 (Abst.).
  57. Hunsberger, A., J.E. Peña and B. Schaffer.  1996.  Relationship of citrus leafminer density to citrus damage and yield.  International Conference on Managing the Citrus Leafminer, Orlando, Florida, April 23-26, p. 86 (Abst).
  58. J.E. Peña, A. Hunsberger and B. Schaffer.  1995.  Injury levels of citrus leafminer, Phyllocnistis citrella on lime, Citrus aurantifolia.  Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Las Vegas, Nevada (presentation).
  59. Hunsberger, A., J.E. Peña and B. Schaffer.  1995.  Damage levels of Phyllocnistis citrella in limes.  Third International Caribbean Conference of Entomology, San Jose, Costa Rica, p. 3 (Abstr.).
  60. Ploetz, R.C., D. Bencher, A. Vazquez, A.M. Colls, and B. Schaffer.  1995.  Fungi associated with mango decline in south Florida.  Program and Book of Abstracts, Florida Tropical Fruit Conference, Homestead, Florida, p. 8 (Abstr.).
  61. Crane, J.H., C.F. Balerdi, B. Schaffer and E.A. Hanlon.  1995.  Preliminary results of a leaf nutrient survey of commercial lychee, longan, carambola, and mamey sapote groves in southeast Florida.  Program and Book of Abstracts, Florida Tropical Fruit Conference, Homestead, Florida, p. 15 (abstraact.).
  62. Ozores-Hampton, M., B. Schaffer and H.H. Bryan.  1994.  Influence of municipal solid waste (MSW) compost on growth, yield and heavy metal content of tomato.  HortScience (Abstr.) 29:451.
  63. Bryan, H., B. Schaffer and J. Crane.  1993.  Tomatoes and Squash in Florida, In: Current Research Projects. Compost Science and Utilization 1(3):7.
  64. Davenport, T.L., S. Finazzo, and B. Schaffer, 1993.  Partitioning of photoassimilates in avocado (Persea americana Mill.) during flowering and fruit set.  HortScience 28:448 (Abstr.).
  65. Crane, J.H. and B. Schaffer.  1992.  Effect of wind speed on carbon assimilation, water relations and growth of young carambola and sugar apple trees.  HortScience 26:579 (Abstr.).
  66. Bryan, H.H., B. Schaffer and M. Ozores-Hampton.  1992.  Effects of amending soil with processed municipal waste on growth and yield of tomato.  HortScience 26:614 (Abstr.).
  67. Larson, K.D., B. Schaffer and F.S. Davies.  1992.  Floodwater oxygen content, ethylene production and lenticel hypertrophy in flooded mango trees.  HortScience 27:595 (Abstr.).
  68. Sergent, E., B. Schaffer, S.P. Lara and L.E. Willis.  1992.  Effect of ethephon on mango (Mangifera indica L.) fruit quality.  Abstracts of the IV Internat. Mango Symposium, Miami Beach, FL (Abstr.).
  69. Crane, J.H., B. Schaffer and H.H. Bryan.  1992.  Effect of municipal solid waste materials, application methods and rates on growth and development of young 'Keitt' and 'Kent' mango trees.  Abstracts of the IV International Mango Symposium, Miami Beach, FL, (Abstr.).
  70. Larson, K.D., B. Schaffer and F.S. Davies.  1992.  Physiological, anatomical and growth responses of mango trees to flooding.  Abstracts of the IV International Mango Symposium, Miami Beach, FL, (Abstr.).
  71. Schaffer, B. and R.C. Ploetz.  1991.  Flooding and net gas exchange of approach grafted avocado trees.  HortScience 26:693 (abstract).
  72. Larson, K.D., F.S. Davies and B. Schaffer.  1991.  Flooding, mineral nutrition and net gas exchange of mango trees.  HortScience 26:704 (Abstr.).
  73. Larson, K.D., B. Schaffer and F.S. Davies.  1990.  Lenticel hypertrophy of flooded mango trees.  HortScience 25:1171 (Abstr.).
  74. Larson, K.D., B. Schaffer and F.S. Davies.  1989.  Flooding, carbon assimilation and growth of mango trees.  American Society for Horticultural Science, 1989 Annual Meeting, Tulsa, Oklahoma, Program and Abstracts p. 126.
  75. Ploetz, R.C. and B. Schaffer.  1988.  Damage thresholds for flooded and nonflooded avocado with Phytophthora root rot.  Phytopathology 78:1544 (Abstr).
  76. Joyner, M.E.B. and B. Schaffer.  1988.  Flooding tolerance and recovery of carambola trees.  HortScience 23:818. (Abstr.).
  77. Schaffer, B., J.A. Flore, J. R. Potter, and D. E. Wolfe. 1987.  Problems with measuring leaf photosynthesis in the field. Invited Talk (Discussion panel), ASHS Nat. Meeting, Orlando, Fla.
  78. Schaffer, B. and R.C. Ploetz. 1987.  Effect of Phytophthora root rot and flooding on net gas exchange of potted avocado seedlings.  HortScience 22:1141 (Abstr.).
  79. Williams, J. M., J.D. Chappell, and B. Schaffer. 1985.  Response of day-neutral strawberries to varying rates of nitrogen fertilizer. HortScience 20:650 (Abstr.).
  80. Schaffer, B., E. Pehu, J.C. Servaites, and R. E. Veilleux. 1985.  Influence of ploidy on net photosynthesis of anther-derived plants of Solanum phureja. Plant Physiology Supplement 77:86 (Abstr.).
  81. Williams, J.M., B. Schaffer, and J. A. Barden. 1984.  Effect of soil and foliar applied nitrogen on strawberry. HortScience 19:207 (Abstr.).
  82. Schaffer, B., D.M. Orcutt, and J. A. Barden. 1983. The sterol content of sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) as influenced by water stress. American Society of Plant Physiology, Southern Section, Knoxville, TN. (Presentation).
  83. Schaffer, B., F.G. Hawksworth, S. D. Wullschleger, and C.P.P. Reid. 1981.  The role of cytokinins in host reactions to dwarf mistletoes (Arceuthobium).  Phytopathology 7:902 (Abstr.).
 
Book Reviews
  1. Wetland Ecology: Principles and Conservation.  Paul J. Keddy, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England.  614 pp.  Reviewed by B. Schaffer for Quarterly Review of Biology 76:378. 2001.
  2. Tropical Fruits.  H.Y. Nakasone and R.E. Paull, CAB International Press. 445 pp.  Reviewed by B. Schaffer for Quarterly Review of Biology 74(4):473. 1999.
  3. Handbook of Plant and Crop Physiology, M. Pessarakli (ed.), Marcel Dekker, Inc.  1004 pp.  Reviewed by B. Schaffer for HortScience 30:1117. 1995.