Dr. Tripti Vashisth

Dr. Tripti Vashisth

  Associate Professor
  Horticultural Sciences and Citrus Extension Specialist
  Phone: 863.956.8846
  Fax: 863.956.4631
  Email: tvashisth@ufl.edu


Refereed Papers

Tang, L.p, Vashisth, T. 2020. New insight in Huanglongbing-associated mature fruit drop in citrus and its link to oxidative stress. Scientia Horticulturae 265, 109246. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scienta.2020.109246

Vashisth, T. and Livingston, L. 2020. Efficacy of In-Field Thermotherapy in Comparison and Combination of Defoliation for Mitigating Huanglongbing in Sweet Orange. Hortscience 55 (2):251-257. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI14656-19

Vashisth, T., Chun, C., Ozores-Hampton, M. 2020. Florida Citrus Nursery Trends and Strategies to Enhance Production of Field-Transplant Ready Citrus Plants. Horticulturae 6, 8.  https://doi.org/10.3390/horticulturae6010008

Vashisth, T. and Livingston, L. 2019. Assessment of Pruning and Controlled-release Fertilizer to Rejuvenate Huanglongbing-affected Sweet Orange. Hortechnology 29 (6): 933-940. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTTECH04382-19

Tang, L.p , Olmstead, M., Chhajed ,S.g , Colquhoun, T., Olmstead, J., Vashisth, T. 2019. Transcriptomic Study of the Early Responses to Bud Dormancy-Breaking Agent Hydrogen Cyanamide in ‘TropicBeauty’ Peach (Prunus persica L.). Journal of American Society for Horticultural Science 144 (4): 244-256. https://doi.org/10.21273/JASHS04686-19

Tang, L.p, Chhajed, S.g, Vashisth, T. 2019. Preharvest Fruit Drop in Huanglongbing-Affected ‘Valencia’ Sweet Orange. Journal of American Society for Horticultural Science 144 (2): 107-117.

Vashisth, T., and Grosser, J. 2018. Comparison of Controlled Release Fertilizer (CRF) for Newly Planted Sweet Orange Trees under Huanglongbing Prevalent Conditions. Journal of Horticulture 5 (3):244. https://doi.org/10.4172/2376-0354.1000244

Vashisth, T., Olmstead, M. A., Olmstead, J., Colquhoun, T. A. 2017. Effects of Nitrogen Fertilization on Subtropical Peach Fruit Quality: Organic Acids, Phytochemical Content, and Total Antioxidant Capacity. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science, 142(5), 393-404. https://doi.org/10.21273/JASHS04011-16

Stover, E., Lin, Y., Yang, X., Vashisth, T. 2016. Hydrogen Cyanamide on Citrus: Preliminary Data on Phytotoxicity and Influence on Flush in Potted and Field Trees. HortTechnology. 26 (6), 839-845. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTTECH03542-16

Vashisth, T., NeSmith, S., Malladi, A. 2015. Anatomical and Gene Expression Analyses of Two Blueberry Genotypes Displaying Differential Fruit Detachment. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 140(6), 620-626. https://doi.org/10.21273/JASHS.140.6.620

Vashisth, T., Malladi, A. 2014. Fruit Abscission in Rabbiteye Blueberry in Response to Organ Removal and Mechanical Wounding. HortScience. 49 (11), 1403-1407. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI.49.11.1403

McGregor, C., Waters, V., Vashisth, T., Abdel-Haleem, H. 2014 Flowering Time in Watermelon is Associated with a Major QTL on Chromosome 3. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 139(1) 48-53. https://doi.org/10.21273/JASHS.139.1.48

Vashisth, T., Malladi, A. 2013. Fruit Detachment in Rabbiteye Blueberry: Abscission and Physical Separation. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 138(2), 95-101. https://doi.org/10.21273/JASHS.138.2.95

Malladi, A., Vashisth, T., NeSmith, S. 2013. Development and Evaluation of a Portable, Hand-Held Mechanical Shaker to Study Fruit Detachment in Blueberry. HortScience. 48(3), 394-397. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI.48.3.394

Malladi, A., Vashisth, T., Johnson, L.K. 2012. Ethephon and Methyl Jasmonate Affect Fruit Detachment in Rabbiteye and Southern Highbush Blueberry. HortScience. 47(12), 1745-1749. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI.47.12.1745

Vashisth, T., Johnson L.K., Malladi, A. 2011. An Efficient RNA Isolation Procedure and Identification of Reference Genes for Normalization of Gene Expression in Blueberry. Plant Cell Reports. 30 (12), 2167-2176. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00299-011-1121-z

Vashisth, T., Singh, R.K., Pegg, R.B. 2011. Effects of Drying on the Phenolics Content and Antioxidant Activity of Muscadine Pomace. LWT-Food Science and Technology, 44(7), 1649-1657. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lwt.2011.02.011


Ph.D Horticulture 2013, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

M.S., Food Science and Technology 2009, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

B.Tech Biotechnology 2006, Institute of Engineering & Technology, Bundelkhand Univ., India