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Aparna Gazula

Small Farm Advisor
UCCE Santa Clara County
1553 Berger Drive, Bldg 1
2nd Floor
San Jose, CA 95112
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Also in:
San Benito County
Santa Cruz County


Horticulture, University of Florida. 2009
Horticulture and Crop Science, The Ohio State University. 2004
Agricultural Sciences, A.N.G.R. Agricultural University. 2000


Vegetable Production, Nutrient Management, Small Farms

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Peer Reviewed

  • Mineo, E. C.; Gazula, A.; and Joseph, S. V. (2021). "Phenology of Anthonomus eugenii Cano in the Central Coast pepper-production region of California." Southwestern Entomologist 45(4): 863-872.

  • Yeager, T.; Campoverde, E., et al. (2018). Extension Education Enhances Knowledge and Use of Nursery Plant Production BMPS. Journal of the National Association of County Agricultural Agents. 11:2. December.
  • McCoy, S. R; Hochmuth, R. C.; Laughlin, W. L.; Gazula, A.; Fenneman, D. K. (2014). Economic Analysis of Fresh Green Bell Pepper (Capsicum annuum) Production under Shade Structures. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society. 126:101-106.

  • Simonne, Eric; Gazula, Aparna, et al. (2014). "Water movement in drip irrigated sandy soils." Sustainable Practices in Surface and Subsurface Micro Irrigation, CRC Press: Waretown, NJ, USA: 183-210.
  • Poh, B. L.; Gazula, A., et al. (2011). "Use of reduced irrigation operating pressure in irrigation scheduling. I. Effect of operating pressure, irrigation rate, and nitrogen rate on drip-irrigated fresh-market tomato nutritional status and yields: implications on irrigation and fertilization management." HortTechnology 21(1): 14-21.
  • Gioia, F. di; Simonne, E. H., et al. (2010). "Assessment of ionic interferences to nitrate and potassium analyses with ion-selective electrodes." Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 41(14): 1750-1768.
  • Simonne, E.; Hutchinson, C., et al. (2010). "Current knowledge, gaps, and future needs for keeping water and nutrients in the root zone of vegetables grown in Florida." HortTechnology 20(1): 143-152.
  • Poh, B. L.; Gazula, A.; Simonne, E. H.; Hochmuth, R. C.; Alligood, M. R. (2010). Movement of the Wetted Front under Drip-irrigated Tomatoes Grown on a Sandy Soil. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society 123:175-178.

  • Ozgen, M.; Wyzgoski, F. J., et al. (2008). "Antioxidant capacity and phenolic antioxidants of midwestern black raspberries grown for direct markets are influenced by production site." HortScience 43(7): 2039-2047.
  • Simonne, Eric; Hochmuth, Robert, et al. (2008). "Drip-irrigation systems for small conventional vegetable farms and organic vegetable farms." University of Florida IFAS Extension
  • Simonne, E.; Datar, R., et al. (2008). Sensory evaluation of red and yellow grape tomato varieties. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society 121:178-182.

  • Simonne, E.; Dukes, M.; Hochmuth, G.; Hochmuth, R.; Studstill, D.; Gazula, A. (2006). Monitoring nitrate concentration in shallow wells below a vegetable field. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society 119:226-230.

  • Gazula, A.; Kleinhenz, M. D., et al. (2005). "Temperature and cultivar effects on anthocyanin and chlorophyll b concentrations in three related lollo rosso lettuce cultivars." HortScience 40(6): 1731-1733.
  • Kleinhenz, M. D.; Scheerens, J. C., et al. (2003). "From farm to consumer - linking crop physiology and production with buyer-oriented quality. I. Vegetables." Acta Horticulturae 604: 95-103.
  • Kleinhenz, M. D.; French, D. G., et al. (2003). "Variety, shading, and growth stage effects on pigment concentrations in lettuce grown under contrasting temperature regimens." HortTechnology 13(4): 677-683.

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