Czarnecki II, D.M., S.B. Wilson, G.W. Knox, R. Freyre, and Z. Deng. 2012. UF-T3 and UF-T4 – Two sterile Lantana camara cultivars. HortScience 47(1):132-137.
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Gong, L. and Z. Deng. 2012. Selection and application of SSR markers for variety discrimination, genetic similarity and relation analysis in gerbera. Scientia Horticulturae 138:120-127 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scienta.2012.02.020
Smith, S.M. and Z. Deng. 2012. Pollen-mediated gene flow from Coreopsis tinctoria to Coreopsis leavenworthii (Asteraceae): Identification and inheritance of morphological markers and determination of gene flow rates as affected by separation distances. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science 137(3):173-179.
Song, X., Z. Deng, L. Gong**, J. Hu, and Q. Ma. 2012. Cloning and characterization of resistance gene candidate sequences and molecular marker development in gerbera (Gerbera hybrida). Scientia Horticulturae 145:68-75 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scienta.2012.07.027).
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Deng, Z. and B.K. Harbaugh. 2011. UF 44-4 – A dwarf red lance-leaved caladium cultivar. HortScience 46(7):1049-1051.
L. Gong and Z. Deng. 2011. Development and characterization of microsatellite markers for caladium (Caladium Vent.). Plant Breeding
Deng, Z., B.K. Harbaugh, and N.A. Peres. 2011. ‘UF-172’, a pink fancy-leaved caladium cultivar for large containers and landscapes. HortScience 46(1):132-134.
Deng, Z. and B.K. Harbaugh. 2010. UFGE 4141, UFGE 7014, UFGE 7015, UFGE 7023, UFGE 7032, and UFGE 7034: Six new gerbera cultivars for marketing flowering plants in large containers. HortScience 45(6):971-974.
Gong, L. and Z. Deng. 2010. EST-SSR markers for gerbera. Molecular Breeding 26:125-132 (DOI 10.1007/s11032-009-9380-x).
T.E., N.A. Peres,
and Z. Deng.
Characterization of strains of
Xanthomonas axonopodis pv.
dieffenbachiae from bacterial
blight of caladium and identification of sources of resistance for
breeding improved cultivars. HortScience 45(2):220-224.
Xiang, X., Z. Deng, C. Chen, F.G. Gmitter Jr, and K. Bowman. 2010. Marker assisted selection in citrus rootstock breeding based on a major gene locus ‘Tyr1’ controlling citrus nematode resistance. Agricultural Sciences in China 9(4):557-567. DOI: 10.1016/S1671-2927(09)60129-2.
Czarnecki II*, D.M. and Z. Deng. 2009. Occurrence of unreduced female gametes leads to sexual polyploidization in lantana. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science 134(5):560-566.
Deng, Z. and B.K. Harbaugh. 2009. Caladium 75-14, a spotted, fancy-leaved cultivar for containers and sunny landscapes. HortScience 44(3):854-856.
Deng, Z. and B.K. Harbaugh. 2009. Inheritance of leaf blotching in caladium. HortScience 44(1):40-43.
Wilson, S.B., G.W. Knox, K.L. Muller, R. Freyre, and Z. Deng. 2009. Seed production and viability of eight porterweed selections grown in Northern and
Deng, Z., B.K. Harbaugh, and N.A. Peres. 2008. 'UF-331' and 'UF-340' - dwarf caladiums for containers and landscapes. HortScience. 43(7):2231-2235.
Deng, Z., B.K. Harbaugh, and N.A. Peres. 2008. 'UF-404' - dwarf, red caladium for container forcing and sunny landscapes. HortScience (in press).
Czarnecki II, D.M., M.N. Rao J.G. Norcini, F.G. Gmitter Jr., and Z. Deng. 2008. Genetic diversity and differentiation among natural, production, and introduced populations of the narrowly endemic species Coreopsis leavenworthii (Asteraceae). Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 133(2):234-241.
Deng, Z., F. Goktepe, and B.K. Harbaugh. 2008. Inheritance of leaf spots and their relationships with leaf shape and main vein color in caladium. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 133(1):78-83.
Deng, Z., B.K. Harbaugh, and N.A. Peres. 2008. 'Cranberry Star' - A fancy-leaved caladium for containers and shady landscapes. HortScience. 43(1):252-254.
Moyer, C., N. A. Peres, L.E. Datnoff, E.H. Simonne, and Z. Deng. 2008. Evaluation of silicon for managing powdery mildew (Podosphaera fusca) on gerbera daisy (Gerbera jamesonii). Journal of Plant Nutrition. In press.
Czarnecki II, D.M., J.G. Norcini, and Z. Deng. 2007. Phenotypic diversity of Coreopsis leavenworthii. Native Plants Journal. 8(1):45-57.
Deng, Z., J. Hu, F. Goktepe, and B.K. Harbaugh. 2007. Assessment of genetic diversity and relationships among caladium cultivars and species using molecular markers. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 132(2):219-229.
Goktepe, F., T.E. Seijo, Z. Deng, B.K. Harbaugh, and N.A. Peres. 2007. Toward breeding for resistance to fusarium tuber rot in caladium: inoculation technique and sources of resistance. HortScience. 42(5):1135-1139.
Kelly, R.O., Z. Deng, and B.K. Harbaugh. 2007. Evaluation of 121 petunia cultivars as bedding plants and establishment of class standards. HortTechnology. 17(3):386-396.