Research Publications – Controlled Environment Agriculture (NEMALI Lab)

Research Publications

Publications after joining Purdue

  1. Adhikari, R. & K. Nemali. 2021.Whole-Plant Tissue Nitrogen Content Measurement Using Image Analyses in Floriculture Crops (submitted to HortScience)
  2. Kong, Y. & K. Nemali. 2021. Blue and Far-red Light Affect Area and Number of Individual Leaves to Influence Vegetative Growth and Pigment Synthesis in Lettuce. Frontiers in Plant Science (In Press)
  3. Miller, A., Adhikari, R., & Nemali, K. 2020. Recycling nutrient solution can reduce growth due to nutrient deficiencies in hydroponic production. Frontiers in Plant Science. View Publication
  4.  Adhikari, R., & Nemali, K. (2020). A Novel Method for Estimating Nitrogen Stress in Plants Using Smartphones. 2020 . Horticulturae (MDPI journal)View Publication
  5. Miller, A., Langenhoven, P., & Nemali, K. Maximizing Productivity of Greenhouse-grown Hydroponic Lettuce during Winter. 2020 . HortScienceView Publication
  6. Burgner, S., Nemali, K., Massa, G., Wheeler, R., Morrow, R., & Mitchell, C. A. (2020). Growth and photosynthetic responses of Chinese cabbage (Brassica rapa L. cv. Tokyo Bekana) to continuously elevated carbon dioxide in a simulated Space Station “Veggie” crop-production environment. Life Sciences in Space ResearchView Publication
  7. Fischer, J., Nemali, K., & Rogan, G. Yield component responses of biotechnology-derived drought tolerant maize under controlled environment conditions. 2020. Agricultural and Environmental LettersView Publication
  8. Adhikari, R., LI, C., Kalbaugh, K., & Nemali, K. (2020). A low-cost smartphone controlled sensor based on image analysis for estimating whole-plant tissue nitrogen (N) content in floriculture crops. 2020. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. View Publication
  9. Craver, J., Nemali, K., & Lopez, R. (2019). Acclimation of growth and photosynthesis in petunia seedlings exposed to high intensity blue radiation. 2020. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural ScienceView Publication
  10. Li, C., Adhikari, R., Miller, A., Kalbaugh, K., & Nemali, K. (2020). Measuring Plant Growth Characteristics Using Smartphone Based Image Analysis Technique in Controlled Environment Agriculture. 2020. Computers and Electronics in AgricultureView Publication
  11. Nemali, K., & van Iersel, M. Relating Whole-plant Photosynthesis to Physiological Acclimations at Leaf and Cellular Scales under Drought Stress in Bedding Plants. 2019. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural ScienceView Publication
  12. Kong, Y., Nemali, A., Mitchell, C. A., & Nemali, K. (2018). Spectral Quality of Light Can Affect Energy Consumption and Energy-Use Efficiency of Electrical Lighting in Indoor Lettuce Farming. 2019. HortScienceView Publication

Publications prior to joining Purdue

  1. K.S. Nemali, C. Bonin, F.G. Dohleman, M. Stephens, W.R. Reeves, D.E. Nelson, P. Castiglioni, J. E. Whitsel, B. Sammons, R.A. Silady, D. Anstrom, R. E. Sharp, O. R. Patharkar, D. Clay, M. Coffin, M. A. Nemeth, M. E. Leibman, M. Luethy & M. Lawson. 2015. Physiological Responses Related to Increased Grain Yield under Drought in the First Biotechnology-Derived Drought Tolerant Maize. Plant Cell & Environment 38 (9): 1866-80.
  2. H.M. Easlon, K.S. Nemali, J.H. Richards et al. 2013. The physiological basis for genetic variation in water-use efficiency and carbon isotope composition in Arabidopsis thaliana. Photosynthesis Research 119 (1-2):119-29.
  3. J.K. McKay, J.H. Richards, K.S. Nemali, S. Sen, T. Mitchell-olds, S. Boles, E.A. Stahl, T. Wayene, T.E. Juenger. 2008. Genetics of drought adaptation in Arabidopsis thaliana II: QTL analysis of new mapping population, Kas-1 x Tsu-1. Evolution 62 (12): 3014-3026.
  4. K.S. Nemali and M.W. van Iersel. 2008. Physiological responses to different substrate water contents: screening for high water-use efficiency in bedding plants. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 133: 1-8.
  5. K.S. Nemali and M.W. van Iersel. 2007. A new controller for irrigation and simulating drought stress in potted plants. Scientia Horticulturae 110: 292-297.
  6. K.S. Nemali, F. Montesano, S.K. Dove, and M.W. van Iersel. 2007. Calibration and Performance of moisture sensors in soilless substrates: ECH2O and Theta probes. Scientia Horticulturae. 112: 227-234.
  7. van Iersel, M.W. and K.S. Nemali. 2004. Drought stress can produce small but not compact marigolds. HortScience 39: 1298-1301.
  8. Kang, J-G., M.W. van Iersel, and K.S. Nemali. 2004. Fertilizer concentration and irrigation method affect growth and fruiting of ornamental pepper. J. Plant Nutr. 27: 867-884.
  9. Nemali, K.S. and M.W. van Iersel. 2004. Acclimation of wax begonia to light intensity: changes in photosynthesis, respiration, and chlorophyll concentration. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 129: 745-751.
  10. Nemali, K.S. and M.W. van Iersel. 2004. Light effects on wax begonia: photosynthesis, growth respiration, maintenance respiration, and carbon use efficiency. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 129: 416-424.
  11. Nemali, K.S. and M.W. van Iersel. 2004. Light Intensity and fertilizer concentration: II. Optimal fertilizer solution concentration for species differing in light requirement and growth rate. HortScience 39:1293-1297.
  12. Nemali, K.S. and M.W. van Iersel. 2004. Light Intensity and fertilizer concentration: I. estimating optimal fertilizer concentration from water-use efficiency of wax begonia. HortScience 39:1287-1292.
  13. Nemali K.S. (Sainath-Krishna, M.N) and M.W. van Iersel. 2003. Light effects on wax begonia: photosynthesis, growth respiration, and maintenance respiration. Acta Hort. 624:541-547.

Book Chapters

  1. K.S. Nemali and M. Stephens. 2014. Plant Abiotic Stress: Water. Encyclopedia of Agriculture and Food Systems, Elsiever Publishing Company 4: 335-43.
  2. Nemali, K. and M.van Iersel.2004. Acclimation and growth of photosynthesis of wax begonias grown at different light levels. In: E. Runkle and P. Fischer (eds.) Lighting up profits. Understanding greenhouse lighting. p. 22-23. Meister publishing, Willoughby, Ohio. (ISBN 1-892829-10-X)
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