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Linda Chalker-Scott Selected Publications

Landscape Management

  • Chalker-Scott, L. 2010. The Informed Gardener Blooms Again. UW Press.
  • Antonelli, A., L. Chalker-Scott, C. Foss and J. Glass. 2009. Diagnosing plant stress – living and non-living causes. In: L. Chalker-Scott (ed.) Sustainable Landscapes and Gardens. GFG Publishing, Yakima, WA.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. 2009. Basic plant science – structures and functions. In: L. Chalker-Scott (ed.) Sustainable Landscapes and Gardens. GFG Publishing, Yakima, WA.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. 2009. Installation and aftercare of permanent landscapes. In: L. Chalker-Scott (ed.) Sustainable Landscapes and Gardens. GFG Publishing, Yakima, WA.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. and D. Pehling. 2009 . Managing vertebrates in the garden and landscape. In: L. Chalker-Scott (ed.) Sustainable Landscapes and Gardens. GFG Publishing, Yakima, WA .
  • Chalker-Scott, L. 2009. Plant choices – natives or introductions? In: L. Chalker-Scott (ed.) Sustainable Landscapes and Gardens. GFG Publishing, Yakima, WA.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. 2009. Scientific literacy – becoming a citizen scientist. In: L. Chalker-Scott (ed.) Sustainable Landscapes and Gardens. GFG Publishing, Yakima, WA.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. 2009. Site assessment and preparation. In: L. Chalker-Scott (ed.) Sustainable Landscapes and Gardens. GFG Publishing, Yakima, WA.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. and R. Hummel. 2009. Selecting quality plants. In: L. Chalker-Scott (ed.) Sustainable Landscapes and Gardens. GFG Publishing, Yakima, WA.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. and T. Stout. 2009. Bare-rooting containerized materials: a comparison of installation techniques, pp. 191-204. In: G.W. Watson, L. Costello, B. Scharenbroch and E. Gilman (eds.), The Landscape Below Ground III : Proceedings of an International Workshop on Tree Root Development in Urban Soils. International Society of Arboriculture, The Morton Arboretum, Lisle, IL.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. and S. Olmsted. 2009. Iron deficiency in Rhododendron is due to excess soil phosphorus, pp. 356-367. In: G.W. Watson, L. Costello, B. Scharenbroch and E. Gilman (eds.), The Landscape Below Ground III : Proceedings of an International Workshop on Tree Root Development in Urban Soils. International Society of Arboriculture, The Morton Arboretum, Lisle, IL.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. 2009. Hazards of rubber mulch. Fine Gardening 129: 26.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. 2009. Are horticultural oils safe? Fine Gardening 125: 30, 32.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. 2008. Foliar feeding. Fine Gardening 122: 22.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. 2008. The Informed Gardener. UW Press.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. 2007. Impact of mulches on landscape plants and the environment – A review. Journal of Environmental Horticulture 25(4): 239-249.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. 2007. Biological control: Nature as a pest manager. American Nurseryman 205(6): 28-30, 32.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. 2006. Are botanical insecticides safer than synthetics? American Nurseryman 203(4): 10.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. 2005. Growing healthier trees. Organic Gardening Oct/Nov: 14-15.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. 2005. Transplant science: will the patient live? American Nurseryman. 201(6): 20-23.
  • Cahill, A., L. Chalker-Scott, and K. Ewing. 2005. Wood-chip mulch improves plant survival and establishment at no-maintenance restoration site (Washington). Ecological Restoration 23:212-213.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. and A. Cahill. 2002. Sustainable community landscapes, pp. 63-75. In: H. Lotz-Sisifka and N. Hamer (eds.), Proceedings from the 2002 Environmental Management for Sustainable Universities Conference, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa.
  • Cahill, A. and L. Chalker-Scott. 2002. Sustainable community landscapes, pp.. In: W. Leal Filho (ed.) Teaching Sustainability at Universities: Towards Curriculum Greening. Environmental Education, Communication and Sustainability, Vol. 11, Peter Lang Verlag, NY.
  • Reichard, S., L. Chalker-Scott and S. Buchanan. 2001. Interactions among non-native plants and birds, pp. 179-223. In: J. Marzluff, R.A. Bowman, and R. Donnelly (eds.), Avian Ecology and Conservation in an Urbanizing World, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, MA.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. 1999. Sterilized pruning tools: nuisance or necessity? PlantAmnesty Newsletter, 11 (1): 4-5.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. 1998. A little stress can be a good thing. PlantAmnesty Newsletter, 10 (3): 9.

Environmental Plant Stress

  • Chalker-Scott, L. and J.D. Scott. 2004. Elevated ultraviolet-B radiation induces cross-protection to cold in leaves of Rhododendron under field conditions. Photochemistry and Photobiology 79:199-204.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. 2002. Do anthocyanins function as osmoregulators in leaf tissues? In: K.S. Gould and D.W. Lee (eds.), Why Leaves Turn Red: Anthocyanins in Vegetative Organs, Advances in Botanical Research, Academic Press, London.
  • Cahill, A. and L. Chalker-Scott. 2001. The role of soil environment in Arbutus menziesii (Pacific madrone) seedling success. American Nurseryman 193 (8):26-34.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. 1999. Environmental significance of anthocyanins in plant stress responses. Photochemistry and Photobiology 70:1-9.
  • Dunning, C.A., L. Chalker-Scott, and J.D. Scott. 1994. Exposure to ultraviolet-B radiation increases cold hardiness in Rhododendron. Physiologia Plantarum 92:516-520.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. 1992. Disruption of an ice-nucleation barrier in cold hardy Azalea buds by sublethal heat stress. Annals of Botany 70:409-418.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. and L.H. Fuchigami. 1989. The role of phenolic compounds in plant stress responses, pp. 67-79. In: P.H. Li (ed.), Low Temperature Stress Physiology in Crops, CRC Press Inc., Florida.
  • Chalker-Scott, L., L.H. Fuchigami and R.M. Harber. 1989. Spectrophotometric measurement of leached phenolic compounds as an indicator of freeze damage. Journal of the American Journal of Horticultural Science 114:315-319.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. and R.L. Krahmer. 1989. Microscopic studies of tannin formation and distribution in plant tissues, pp. 345-368. In: R.W. Hemingway and J.J. Karchesy (eds.), Chemistry and Significance of Condensed Tannins, Plenum Press, Inc.
  • Karchesy, J.J., Y.S. Bae, L. Chalker-Scott and R.F. Helm. 1989. Chromatography of proanthocyanidins, pp 139-151. In: R.W. Hemingway and J.J. Karchesy (eds.), Chemistry and Significance of Condensed Tannins, Plenum Press, Inc.

Master Gardener Education

  • Chalker-Scott, L. and R. Tinnemore. 2009. Is community-based sustainability education sustainable? J. Cleaner Prod. 17: 1132–1137. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2009.02.022
  • Chalker-Scott, L. 2009. Summer watering. Online MasterGardener Magazine Newsletter, August issue.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. 2009. Sheet mulches. Online MasterGardener Magazine Newsletter, June issue.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. 2009. The color conundrum. MasterGardener Magazine 3(2): 32-35.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. 2009. Baking soda – will fungi fail and roses rejoice? MasterGardener Magazine 3(2): 36-38.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. 2009. Capture and release of beneficial insects: a case study. MasterGardener Magazine 3(1): 14.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. 2009. Mycorrhizae. MasterGardener Magazine 3(1):25-28.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. 2008. Desert survival – how cacti and succulents thrive in hostile environments. MasterGardener Magazine 2(3): 21-23.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. 2008. Lifestyles of the green and succulent. MasterGardener Magazine 2(3): 22-23.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. 2008. Do xerophytic plants really use less water? MasterGardener Magazine 2(3): 24.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. 2008. A great tree, but a poor companion. MasterGardener Magazine 2(2): 15-16.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. 2008. Are recycled rubber products safe for the environment? MasterGardener Magazine 2(1): 14-15.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. 2008. Solutions for solid surface problems. MasterGardener Magazine 2(1): 16.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. 2008. Washington’s native orchids. MasterGardener Magazine 2(1): 37-42.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. 2007. Error free transplants: Maximizing planting success of trees and shrubs. MasterGardener Magazine Vol. 1 (4): 45-48.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. 2007. Maackia , the perfect street tree. MasterGardener Magazine Vol. 1 (3): 13-15.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. and S.J. Collman. 2006. Washington State’s Master Gardener program: Thirty years of leadership in university-sponsored, volunteer-coordinated, sustainable community horticulture. J. Cleaner Prod. 14:988-993.

UVB Research

  • Krizek, D.T. and L. Chalker-Scott. 2005. Ultraviolet radiation and terrestrial ecosystems: Introduction to Symposium-in-Print. Photochem. Photobiol. 81:1021-1025.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. and J.D. Scott. 2004. Elevated ultraviolet-B radiation induces cross-protection to cold in leaves of Rhododendron under field conditions. Photochem. Photobiol 79:199-204.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. and A. Cahill. 2001. Plant responses to natural and enhanced UV environments, pp. 231-250. In: T.P. Coohill and D.P. Valenzeno (eds.), Photobiology for the 21st Century, Valdenmar Publishing Co., Overland Park, KS.
  • Scott, J.D., L. Chalker-Scott, A.E. Foreman, and M. D’Angelo. 1999. Ultraviolet-B irradiated Chlamydomonas reinhardtii decreases survival and fecundity of Daphnia pulex. Photochem. Photobiol. 70:308-313.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. and J. Scott. 1998. Effectiveness of ultraviolet radiation for control of Dreissena polymorpha: a four-year study. Dreissena! 9(3): 1-5.
  • Chalker-Scott, L. 1995. Survival and sex ratios of the marine copepod, Tigriopus californicus, following ultraviolet-B (290-320 nm) radiation exposure. Mar. Biol. 123:799-804.
  • Wright, D.A., J.A. Magee, E.M. Setzler-Hamilton, L. Chalker-Scott, and G.L. Morgan. 1997. Use of high energy monochromatic UV light to kill dreissenid larvae, pp. 467-475. In: F.M. D’Itri, (ed.), Zebra Mussels and Aquatic Nuisance Species, Ann Arbor Press Inc., Chelsea, MI.
  • Chalker-Scott, L., J. Scott, R. Carnevale and K. Smith. 1994. Comparison of acute and chronic mid-range ultraviolet radiation (280-320 nm): effects on adult zebra mussels. Dreissena! 5(1): 1-4.
  • Chalker-Scott, L., J.D. Scott, J. Titus, and J. Scalia. 1994. Influence of wide-range ultraviolet radiation upon behavior and mortality of Dreissena polymorpha, pp. 161-177. In: Proceeding from the Fourth International Zebra Mussel Conference, Madison, Wisconsin. University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute.
  • Chalker-Scott, L., J.D. Scott, R. Carnevale, and K. Smith. 1993. Comparison of acute and chronic mid- range ultraviolet radiation (280-320 nm) effects on adult zebra mussels, pp. 4:149-161. In: J.L. Tsou (ed.), Proceedings from the Third International Zebra Mussel Conference, Toronto, Ontario. Electric Power Research Institute.