Kenneth A Shackel
One Shields Avenue
3039 Wickson Hall
Davis, CA 95616
SpecialtyThe impact of tree and vine water status on productivity and the water relations and physiological activity of fruit
Selected recent publications:
Abdel-Fattah, HM, KA Shackel, DC Slaughter. 2003a. Methodology for determining almond shaker displacement and frequency. Applied Engineering in Agriculture 19:141-144.
Abdel-Fattah, HM, KA Shackel, DC Slaughter. 2003b. Substantial vertical tree displacements occur during almond shaker harvesting. Applied Engineering in Agriculture 19:145-150.
Lampinen BD, Shackel KA, Southwick SM, Olson WH, DeJong TM (2004). Leaf and canopy level photosynthetic responses of French prune (Prunus domestica L. ‘French’) to stem water potential based deficit irrigation. Journal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology 79:638-644.
Kim SH, Shackel, KA, Lieth JH (2004). Bending alters water balance and reduces photosynthesis of rose shoots. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science 129:896-2004.
Cao T, Duncan RA, McKenry MV, Shackel KA, DeJong T, and Kirkpatrick B (2005). The Interaction between Nitrogen Fertilized Peach Trees and the Expression of syrB, a Gene Involved in Syringomycin Production in Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae. Phytopathology (in press).
Shackel KA, Celorio Mancera MDLP, Ahmadi H, Greve LC, Teuber LR, Backus EA, and Labavitch JM. (2005). Micro injection of Lygus Salivary Gland Proteins to Simulate Feeding Damage in Alfalfa and Cotton Flowers. Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology 58:69–83.
Matthews, MA and Shackel, KA (2005). Growth and water transport in flesh fruit. In Vascular Transport in Plants ( N.M. Holbrook and M.A. Zwieniecki, eds.), pp. 189 197. Elsevier Academic Press, Boston, MA
J. J. James,, N. N. Alder, K. H. Mühling, A. E. Läuchli, K. A. Shackel, L. A. Donovan and J. H. Richards (2005). High apoplastic solute concentrations in leaves alter water relations of the halophytic shrub, Sarcobatus vermiculatus. Journal of Experimental Botany 2006 57(1):139-147.
Tyler, TR, Shackel KA and Matthews MA (2006). Direct in-situ measurement of cell turgor in grape (Vitis vinifera L.) berries during development and in response to plant water deficits. Plant, Cell Env. (in press).
California Agriculture Article Contributions
ANR Workgroup Associations
- Almond - Member
- Biologically Integrated Farming Systems (BIFS) - Member
- European Pear - Member
- Pistachio - Member
- Pomology Extension Coordinating Conference (PECC) - Member
- Prune - Member
- Walnut - Member