Donald L. Cawthon

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Current Position:

Resident Director

Texas A&M AgriLife Research and

Extension Center

Texas A&M System

1229 N. US Hwy. 281

Stephenville, Texas  76401

Phone:  254-968-4144

Cell:  254-485-0070

Fax:  254-965-3759

E-mail:  dcawthon@tamu.edu

Professor

Department of Wildlife,

Sustainability and

Ecosystem Sciences

Box T-0050

Tarleton State University

Stephenville, Texas  76402

Phone:  254-968-9221

Cell:  254-485-0070

Fax:  254-968-9228

E-mail:  cawthon@tarleton.edu

 

Education:

1982

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville (Ph. D. – Food Science)

1977

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville (M.S. – Horticultural Food Science)

1973

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville (B.S. – Horticultural Food Science)

 

Professional Experience:

Date

Position

Employer

 

2001-Present

 

Resident Director, Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, Stephenville, TX

Texas A&M System

 

2001-2015

Dean, College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences

Tarleton State University

 

1998-2001

 

Director,

Center for Texas Rural Water Studies

 

Texas A&M University-Commerce

 

1989-2001

 

Professor and Head,

Department of Agricultural Sciences

 

Texas A&M University-Commerce

 

1984-1989

 

President,

Fincastle Nursery and Farms, LaRue, Texas

 

Fincastle Nursery and Farms

 

1982-1984

 

Assistant Professor/Horticulture Project Leader,

Texas Agricultural Experiment Station,

Texas A&M Agricultural Research and Extension Center, Overton, Texas

 

Texas A&M System

 

1973-1982

 

Research Assistant,

Department of Horticultural Food Science

 

University of Arkansas


Positions Held:

  • Chair, Texas A&M University System Council of Resident Directors (CORD), 2010
  • American Association of State Colleges of Agriculture and Renewable Resources (AASCARR), President-Elect, 2007-2008; President, 2008-2009; Past-President, 2009-2010; Board Member, 2006-Present.
  • Founding Board Member, Southern Great Plains Dairy Consortium, 2006-Present
  • Vice Chairman, Hunt County Executive Program Council, Texas Agricultural Extension Service, 1998-2000
  • Secretary, National Convention Planning Committee, Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity, 1997-98
  • Integrator, Kellogg Leadership Development Program, Texas A&M University System, 1997-2001
  • President, Texas A&M University-Commerce Chapter, Sigma Xi, 1995-1996
  • Chairman, Northeast Texas Environmental Conference Committee, 1994-1997
  • Chairman, Hughes/James Scholarship Committee, Texas A&M-Commerce, 1993-2001
  • Advisor, Beta Lambda Chapter, Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity, 1992-2001
  • Chairman, Hunt County Horticulture Committee, 1990-1994
  • Advisor, Texas A&M-Commerce Collegiate FFA Organization, 1989-1995
  • Board Member, Texas Fruit Growers Association, 1987-1989
  • Vice Chairman, Texas Department of Agriculture Advisory Board, 1986-1990
  • Chairman, Build East Texas (BET) Horticulture Executive Committee, 1986-1989
  • President, Texas Blueberry Marketing Association, 1986-1989
  • Chairman, Trinity Valley Community College Horticulture Advisory Committee, 1986-1987
  • President, Texas Blueberry Growers Association, 1985-1987

 

Awards:

  • Texas Association of Agricultural Professionals, Award for Industry/Extension, 2009
  • Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award for Agriculture, 1998.
  • US Environmental Protection Agency Environmental Excellence Award, Region 6, Dallas, TX, 1998.
  • Texas Cooperative Extension Friend of 4-H Award, 1996.
  • Greek Advisor of the Year, 1992-93
  • M. Ware Research Award, Southern Region of the American Society for Horticultural Science, 1983.
  • Krezdorn Award for Excellence in Doctoral Research, Southern Region of the American Society for Horticultural Science, 1983.
  • National Food Processor’s Association Award for the best paper in the area of basic or applied research relating raw product quality to quality of the canned product, American Society for Horticultural Science, 1982.
  • Joseph Harvey Gourley Award for Excellence in Research, American Society for Horticultural Science, 1979.
  • Anderson Graduate Student Competition Award, Southern Region of the American Society for Horticultural Science, 1977.

 

Committee Service:

  • Chair, USDA-CSREES Goal Action Team 3, Develop and implement a series of education programs in support of the USDA Energy Science Plan, 2008-present
  • Reviewer, “Transforming Agricultural Education,” Report from the National Research Council of the National Academies, 2008-2009
  • Member, USDA CSREES Education Portfolio Review Panel, 2008-09
  • Chair, Faculty Evaluation Taskforce, Tarleton State University, 2008-09
  • Reviewer (adhoc), USDA CSREES Multicultural Scholars Program Review Panel, 2008
  • Chair, Dean’s Development Council, College of Agriculture and Human Sciences, Tarleton State University, 2007-present
  • Reviewer, USDA CSREES National Needs Fellowship Review Panel, 2007, 2008
  • Reviewer, USDA CSREES Special Research Grants Program for Tropical and Subtropical (TSTAR) program Pacific Basin Administrative Group, 2004, 2005
  • Member, Council of Resident Directors, Texas AgriLife Research Agency, The Texas A&M University System, 2001-present
  • Member, Deans’ Council, Tarleton State University, 2001-present
  • Chair, Curriculum Committee, College of Agriculture and Human Sciences, Tarleton State University, 2001-present
  • Chair, Faculty Excellence in Scholarship Committee, College of Agriculture and Human Sciences, Tarleton State University, 2001-present
  • Chair, Faculty Promotion and Tenure Committee, College of Agriculture and Human Sciences, Tarleton State University, 2001-present
  • Member, University Promotion and Tenure Committee, Tarleton State University, Tarleton State University, 2001-present
  • Member, Academic Council, Tarleton State University, 2001-present
  • Chair, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Compliance Committee, Texas A&M University-Commerce, 2000-2001
  • Member, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Reaccreditation Committee, Texas A&M University-Commerce, 2000-2001
  • University Strategic Planning Committee, Texas A&M University-Commerce, 2000-2001
  • Member, Chamber of Commerce Agriculture Committee, Commerce, Texas, 1998-2001
  • Member, Hunt County (Texas) Economic Development Committee, 1997-2001
  • Member, Organized Faculty Research Committee, Texas A&M University-Commerce, 1996- 2001
  • Member, Council of Agricultural Administrators, Texas A&M University System, 1996-Present
  • Member, Council on Teacher Education, Texas A&M University-Commerce, 1990-2001
  • Member, Discipline Committee, Texas A&M University-Commerce, 1989-2001
  • Member, Task Force on the Role and Relationships of System Universities, Texas A&M University System, 1997-1998
  • Member, Committee on Organization of the Faculty Senate, Texas A&M University-Commerce, 1993-1996
  • Chair, Northeast Texas Community College, Agricultural Articulation Committee, 1993-1995
  • Member, City of Commerce Economic Development Committee, 1993-1995
  • Member, City of Commerce Tourism Committee, 1993-1995
  • Member, Graduate Council Administration Committee, Texas A&M University-Commerce, 1992-1997
  • Member, Texas Department of Lands Advisory Committee, 1984-1986

 

International Experiences:

  • Consultant, Minister of Agriculture, Timisoara, Romania. S. model for teaching, research and extension in landgrant universities.  March, 2000
  • Visiting Professor, Ningxia University, Ningxia Province, Peoples Republic of China. Conservation practices of the southwestern regions of the United States applicable to the arid regions of north central China. August, 2002
  • Consultant, Zhuhai Agricultural Research Center, Guangdong Province, Peoples Republic of China. Establishment and organization of an integrated model for agricultural teaching, research and extension in Texas.  May 2006
  • Visiting Professor, Huazhong Agricultural University, Hubei Province, Peoples Republic of China. Establishment of faculty/student exchanges with the Texas A&M University System.  May, 2006
  • Visiting Professor, Tarim University, Xinjiang Province, Peoples Republic of China. The role of research and extension in the American University system.  May, 2007

 

Membership in Professional Societies:

  • American Society for Horticultural Science
  • Sigma Xi

 

Courses taught:

  1. Orientation to Agriculture
  2. Research Literature and Techniques
  3. Principles of Food Science
  4. Introduction to Plant Science
  5. Introductory Horticulture
  6. Landscape Design
  7. Plant Propagation
  8. Fruit and Vegetable Production
  9. Crop Physiology
  10. Landscape Plant Materials and Identification
  11. Greenhouse Management
  12. Advanced Landscape Design


Funds Received:

  1. Development of an agricultural sustainability program with a focus on food security, environment, bioenergy and water. Chancellor’s Research Initiative, Texas A&M University System.  $1,000,000.
  2. Addressing Global Food Security and Hunger Through Integrated Research, Education, and Outreach in Resource Conservation and Sustainability, USDA-National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), Capacity Building Grants for Non Land Grant Colleges of Agriculture Program (NLGCA), 2015, $294,084.
  3. Protecting Citrus Industry Germplasm from Huanglongbing (Citrus Greening), Specialty Crop Research and Product Development Grant Program Texas Department of Agriculture, 2009, $48,375.
  4. Southwest Regional Dairy Center, Tarleton State University/Texas State Legislature, 2007, $11,124,000.
  5. Revegetation of disturbed soils using mixtures of coal ash and composted animal manures, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, 1999, $7,500.
  6. Organic Waste Decomposition and Utilization, Texas Department of Agriculture, 1998, $50,000.
  7. Composting and Marketing of Animal Waste Products, Texas State Soil & Water Conservation Board / USEPA, 1998, $666,666.
  8. Organic Waste Decomposition and Utilization, Texas Department of Agriculture, 1996, $50,000.
  9. On-Farm Composting of Dairy Cattle Solid Waste for Production of a Peat Moss Substitute, Texas State Soil & Water Conservation Board / USEPA, 1995, $264,513.
  10. Animal Waste and Sewage Sludge Decomposition and Utilization as a Soilless Growing Media Component, Texas Department of Agriculture, 1995, $68,329.
  11. Development of a horticulture training program for secondary and higher education, Texas Department of Agriculture, 1990, $10,000.
  12. Effects of organic fertilization and mulching mowers on establishment and aesthetics of five turfgrass species in Northeast Texas, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, 1990, $4,125.
  13. Effect of irrigation water quality on growth and nutrition of model Ericaceae plants, A&M-Commerce Organized Faculty Research Grant, 1990, $5,800.

 

Refereed Publications:

  1. Smith, D.R., D.L. Cawthon, J.J. Sloan and T.M. Freeman.   In-Vessel, Mechanical Rotating Drum Composting of Institutional Food Residuals.  J. Compost Sci. Util.  14:155-161.
  2. Sloan, J.J. and D. Cawthon.   Mine Soil Remediation Using Coal Ash and Compost Mixtures.  In Chemistry of Trace Elements in Fly Ash, K.S. Sajwan , A.K. Alva and R.F. Keefer (eds.).  Kluwer Academic Publishers, New York, NY.  pp. 309-318.
  3. Freeman, T.M. and D.L Cawthon.   Use of composted dairy cattle solid biomass, poultry litter and municipal biosolids as greenhouse growth media.  J. Compost Sci. Util. 7(3):66-71.
  4. Cawthon, D.L. and N.A. Pyle.   Plant growth regulators to retard growth of bermudagrass and dallisgrass in the landscape.  Texas J. of Ag. and Nat. Res. 9:17-21.
  5. Vernon, J.R., D.L. Cawthon, R.G. Dubes, and L.J. Klingbeil.   Effects of clippings and fertilizer on warm-season turfgrasses.  Texas J. Agri. Nat. Resour. 6:99-108.
  6. Patton, K.D., E.W. Neuendorff, G.H. Nimr, S.C. Peters, and D.L. Cawthon.   Growth and yield of Rabbiteye blueberry as affected by orchard floor management practices and irrigation geometry.  J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 114:728-732.
  7. Haby, V.A., K.D. Patten, D.L. Cawthon, B.B. Krejsa, E.W. Neuendorff, J.V. Davis, and S.C. Peters.   Response of container-grown rabbiteye blueberry plants to irrigation water quality and soil type.  J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci.  111:332-337.
  8. Morris, J.R., C.A. Sims, and D.L. Cawthon.   Effects of production systems, plant populations, and harvest dates on yield and quality of machine-harvested strawberries.  J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 110:718-721.
  9. Morris, J.R., C.A. Sims, and D.L. Cawthon.   Yield and quality of `Niagara’ grapes as affected by pruning severity, nodes per bearing unit, training system, and shoot positioning.  J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 110:186-191.
  10. Morris, J.R., D.L. Cawthon, and C.A. Sims.   Long term effects of pruning severity, nodes per bearing unit, training system, and shoot positioning on yield and quality of `Concord’ grapes.  J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 109:676-683.
  11. Cawthon, D.L., E.C. Wellborn and S.C. Peters.   Preliminary packaging research with `Tifblue’ blueberries.  Proc. 5th North Amer. Blueberry Research Workers Conf. pp.  266-271.
  12. Cawthon, D.L. and E.C. Wellborn.   Postharvest response of `Tifblue’ blueberries to initial fruit maturity, harvest temperature and harvesting systems.  Proc. 5th North Amer.  Blueberry Research Workers Conf. pp. 258-265.
  13. Haby, V.A., D.L. Cawthon, B.B. Kresja, E.C. Wellborn, J.V. Davis and S.C.   1984.  Response of container grown blueberry plants to irrigation water quality.  Proc. 5th North Amer. Blueberry Research Workers Conf. pp. 177-190.
  14. Morris, J.R., C.A. Sims, and D.L. Cawthon.   Effects of excessive potassium levels on pH, acidity and color of fresh and stored grape juice.  J. Amer. Soc. Enol. Vitic.  34:35-39.
  15. Morris, J.R., S.E. Spayd, and D.L. Cawthon.   Interactive effects of irrigation, pruning severity, and nitrogen on `Concord’ yield and juice quality.  J. Amer. Soc. Enol. Vitic.  34:19-23.
  16. Cawthon, D.L.   Relationship of seed number and maturity to berry development, fruit maturation, hormonal changes and uneven ripening of `Concord’ (Vitis labrusca L.) grapes.  Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas.
  17. Morris, J.R. and D.L. Cawthon.   Effects of irrigation, fruit load and potassium fertilization on yield, quality and petiole analysis of `Concord’ (Vitis labrusca L.) grapes.  J. Amer. Soc. Enol. Vitic. 33:145-148.
  18. Cawthon, D.L. and J.R. Morris.   Relationship of seed number and maturity to berry development, fruit maturation, hormonal changes and uneven ripening of `Concord’ (Vitis labrusca L.) grapes.  J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 107:1097-1104.
  19. Morris, J.R., S.E. Spayd, J.G. Brooks, and D.L. Cawthon.   Influence of postharvest holding on raw and processed quality of machine harvested blackberries.  J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 106:769-775.
  20. Morris, J.R. and D.L. Cawthon.   Control of trunk shoots on `Concord’ grapevines (Vitis labrusca L.) with napthaleneacetic acid.  HortScience 16:321-322.
  21. Morris, J.R. and D.L. Cawthon.   Effect of soil depth and in-row vine spacing on yield and juice quality in a mature `Concord’ vineyard.  J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 106:318-320.
  22. Morris, J.R. and D.L. Cawthon.   Effect of ethephon on maturation and postharvest quality of `Concord’ grapes (Vitis labrusca L.).  J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 106:293-295.
  23. Morris, J.R. and D.L. Cawthon.   Postharvest holding of machine harvested strawberries.  In The Strawberry, Cultivars to Marketing,  N.F. Childers (Ed.).  Horticultural Publications, Gainesville, Florida, pp. 385-394.
  24. Morris, J.R. and D.L. Cawthon.   Yield and quality response of `Concord’ grapes to mechanized vine pruning.  J. Amer. Soc. Enol. Vitic. 32:280-282.
  25. Morris, J.R., D.L. Cawthon, G.S. Nelson, and P.E. Cooper.   Effects of preharvest calcium sprays and postharvest holding on firmness and quality of machine-harvested blackberries.  HortScience 15:33-34.
  26. Morris, J.R., S.E. Spayd, D.L. Cawthon, A.A. Kattan, and G.S. Nelson.   Response of seven strawberry clones to hand picking prior to once-over machine harvest.  In Strawberry Mechanization, Lloyd Martin and Justin Morris (eds.).  Oregon State Univ. Expt. Sta. Bull. 645, pp. 15-24.
  27. Morris, J.R., D.L. Cawthon, and J.W. Fleming.   Effects of high rates of potassium fertilization on raw product quality and changes in pH and acidity during storage of `Concord’ grape juice.  Amer. J. Enol. Vitic. 31:323-328.
  28. Morris, J.R., W.A. Sistrunk, G.S. Nelson, S.E. Spayd, and D.L. Cawthon.   Quality of mechanically harvested strawberries for processing.  In Strawberry  Mechanization, Lloyd Martin and Justin Morris (eds.).  Oregon State Univ. Expt. Sta. Bull. 645, pp. 144-149.
  29. Morris, J.R., S.E. Spayd, D.L. Cawthon, A.A. Kattan, and G.S. Nelson.   Influence of hand picking prior to optimum and late timing of machine harvesting on yield and quality of A-5344 strawberries.  J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 105:72-74.
  30. Morris, J.R. and D.L. Cawthon.   Yield and quality response of `Concord’ grapes to training systems and pruning severity in Arkansas.  J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 105:307-310.
  31. Morris, J.R. and D.L. Cawthon.   Mechanical trimming and node adjustment of cordon-trained `Concord’ grapevines.  J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 105:310-313.
  32. Morris, J.R., D.L. Cawthon, S.E. Spayd, R.D. May, and D.R. Bryan.   Prediction of `Concord` grape maturation and sources of error.  J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 105:313-318.
  33. Morris, J.R., D.L. Cawthon, and G.S. Nelson.   Postharvest holding of machine harvested strawberries.  In Strawberry Mechanization, Lloyd Martin and Justin Morris (eds.).  Oregon State Univ. Expt. Sta. Bull. 645, pp. 120-125.
  34. Morris, J.R. and D.L. Cawthon.   Postharvest quality of machine-harvested strawberries.  J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci.  104:138-141.
  35. Morris, J.R., D.L. Cawthon, and J.W. Fleming.   Effects of temperature and SO2 addition on quality and postharvest behavior of mechanically harvested juice grapes in Arkansas.  J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 104:166-169.
  36. Morris, J.R., D.L. Cawthon, and R.W. Buescher.   Effects of acetaldehyde on postharvest quality of mechanically harvested strawberries for processing.  J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci.  104:262-264.
  37. Morris, J.R., S.E. Spayd, D.L. Cawthon, A.A. Kattan, and G.S. Nelson.   Strawberry clonal fruit yield and quality responses to hand picking prior to once-over machine harvest.  J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 104:864-867.
  38. Morris, J.R., W.A. Sistrunk, A.A. Kattan, G.S. Nelson, and D.L. Cawthon.   Quality of mechanically harvested strawberries for processing.  Food Technol. 33(5):92-94,96,98.
  39. Morris, J.R., A.A. Kattan, G.S. Nelson, and D.L. Cawthon.   Developing a mechanized system for production, harvesting, and handling of strawberries.  HortScience 13:413-422.
  40. Morris, J.R., G.S. Nelson, A.A. Kattan, and D.L. Cawthon.   Developing a mechanized harvesting and production system for erect blackberries.  HortScience 13:228-235.
  41. Morris, J.R., D.L. Cawthon, and S. E. Spayd.   Evaluation of daminozide on `Concord’ grapevines of different fruit set potential.  HortScience 13:696-697.
  42. Morris, J. R., L.D. Ray, and D.L.   1978.  Quality and post-harvest behavior  of once-over harvested clingstone peaches treated with daminozide.  J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci.  103:716-722.
  43. Morris, J.R., D.L. Cawthon, G.S. Nelson, and P.E. Cooper.   Effect of daminozide and ethephon on yield and quality of erect blackberries.  J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci.  103:804-806.
  44. Cawthon, D.L. and J.R. Morris.   Yield and quality of `Concord’ grapes as affected by pruning severity, nodes per bearing unit, training system, shoot positioning, and sampling date in Arkansas.  J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 102:760-767.
  45. Cawthon, D.L.   Yield and quality of `Concord’ grapes as influenced by pruning and training techniques.  M. S. Thesis, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas.

 

Non-Refereed Publications:

  1. Cawthon, D.L.   Evaluation of mortality processing alternatives.  Proceedings 2000 National Poultry waste Management Symposium.  Ocean City, MD.
  2. Sloan, J.J. and D.L. Cawthon. 2000. Mine soil remediation using compost and coal ash mixtures.  Agronomy Abstracts.    Madison, WI.
  3. Cawthon, D.L.   On-Site In-Vessel Composting of Agricultural and Food Wastes.  Proc. Texas Animal Manure Mgt. Conf., Pg. 99-103.
  4. Cawthon, D.L.   Status of the Texas blueberry industry.  Proc. Texas Blueberry Growers Assoc. Conf. 4:1-2.
  5. Patten, K.D., E.W. Neuendorff, D.L. Cawthon, and G. Nimir.   Comparison of drip emitters, low volume spray emitters, and mulching on plant establishment of rabbiteye blueberries.  Proc. Texas Blueberry Growers Assoc. Conf. 4:56-60.
  6. Cawthon, D.L.   Guidelines for a successful pick-your-own operation.  Proc. Texas Blueberry Growers Assoc. Conf.  4:103-111.
  7. Cawthon, D.L.   Marketing options – present and future.  Proc. 1st Ann. Ark-La-Tex Blueberry Conf. pg. 21-28.
  8. Morris, R., D.L. Cawthon, and C. A. Sims.  1985.  Effects of training system, pruning severity, nodes per bearing unit and shoot positioning on yield and quality of `Concord’ grapes.  Ark. Farm Res. 34(3):7.
  9. Cawthon, D.L.   Blueberry irrigation.  Proc. Texas Blueberry Growers Assoc. Conf. 3:30-33.
  10. Cawthon, D.L., O.B. Sober, E.C. Wellborn, and C.R. Weber.   Preliminary observations on use of ethylene-releasing compounds for chemical peach thinning in North Texas.  Texas Agricultural Experiment Station.  Prog. Rpt. 4206.
  11. Cawthon, D.L., E.C. Wellborn, S.C. Peters and J.A. Lipe.   Fertilization, irrigation and mulching effects on rabbiteye blueberries in Texas.  Texas Agricultural Experiment Station Progress Rpt. 4291.
  12. Morris, J.R., S.E. Spayd and D.L. Cawthon.   Influence of drip irrigation on `Concord’ grapes.  Ark. Farm Res. 32(3):5.
  13. Cawthon, D.L. and J.R. Morris.   Uneven ripening of `Concord’ grapes.  Ark. Farm Res. 32(1):9.
  14. Cawthon, D.L.   Criteria for grape variety selection and sources of information.  Proc. 1983 Texas Grape Growers Assoc.  pg. 55-62.
  15. Cawthon, D.L. and E.C. Wellborn.   Postharvest response of `Tifblue’ rabbiteye blueberries to initial fruit maturity, harvest temperature and harvesting systems.  Proc. Texas Blueberry Growers Assoc.  1:39-46.
  16. Cawthon, D.L., E.C. Wellborn and S.C. Peters.   Results of preliminary packaging research with `Tifblue’ rabbiteye blueberries.  Proc. Texas Blueberry Growers Assoc. 1:47-52.
  17. Morris, J.R., C.A. Sims, and D.L. Cawthon.   Effects of excessive potassium on grape juice quality.  Ark. Farm Res.  32(5):8.
  18. Cawthon, D.L., L. Wellborn, and S. Peters.   Summary of blueberry cultural research at Overton.  Tech. Rept. 83-3, pp.  7-13.
  19. Robinson, J.V. and D.L. Cawthon.   Fire ant control in blueberries.  Tech. Rept. 83-3, pp. 14-15.
  20. Cawthon, D.L. and L. Wellborn.   Effect of variety and fruit waxes on sensory evaluation of rabbiteye blueberries.  Tech. Rept. 83-3, pp. 16-19.
  21. Cawthon, D.L. and L. Wellborn.   Influence of postharvest treatments on storage behavior of hand and machine harvested blueberries.  Tech. Rept. 83-3, pp. 20-28.
  22. Cawthon, D.L., S. Peters and L. Wellborn.   Peach variety evaluations at Overton.  Tech. Rept. 83-3, pp. 29-32.
  23. Cawthon, D.L.   The fruit research program at Overton (an overview).  Tech. Rept. 83-3.  pp. 40-44.
  24. Cawthon, D.L. and E.C. Wellborn.   Influence of postharvest treatments on fruit  quality and storage life of hand and machine harvested rabbiteye (Vaccinium ashei Reade) blueberries.  HortScience 18:175.
  25. Morris, J.R. and D.L. Cawthon.   Ethephon as a harvesting aid for `Concord’ grapes.  Ark. Farm Res. 31(1):15.
  26. Morris, J.R. and D.L. Cawthon.   Effects of ethephon on maturation and quality of `Concord’ grapes.  Ark. Farm Res.  31(2):6.
  27. Cawthon, D.L., J.A. Lipe, L. Wellborn and S. Peters.   Blueberry variety evaluations and cultural research at Overton.  Proc. Texas Blueberry Growers Conf. pp. 34-39.
  28. Lipe, J.A., D.L. Cawthon, and L. Wellborn.   Summary of blueberry variety trials.  Proc. Texas Blueberry Growers Conf.  pp. 40-47.
  29. Cawthon, D.L. and L.   1982.  Postharvest handling research with blueberries.  Proc. Texas Blueberry Growers Conf. pp. 52-58.
  30. Cawthon, D.L. and L. Wellborn.   Consumer preference evaluations for blueberry varieties and waxed fruit.  Proc. Texas Blueberry Growers Conf. pp. 59-64.
  31. Cawthon, D.L.   The Texas grape industry – an overview.  Proc. 103rd Ark. St. Hort. Soc. pp. 113-115.
  32. Cawthon, D.L. and J.R. Morris.   Relationship of seed number and hormone content to fruit ripening in `Concord’ grapes.  Ark. Farm Res. 31(6):12.
  33. Morris, J.R., C.A. Sims and D.L. Cawthon.   Excessive potassium fertilization destroys grape juice quality.  Proc. 103rd Ark. St. Hort. Soc. pp. 106-108.
  34. Cawthon, D.L. and J.R. Morris.   Seed development and abscisic acid related to eneven ripening of `Concord’ grapes.  Proc. 103rd Ark. St. Hort. Soc. pp. 108-113.
  35. Morris, J.R., D.L. Cawthon and G.S. Nelson.   Developing production systems for machine-harvested strawberries.  HortScience 17:475-476.
  36. Cawthon, D.L. and J.R. Morris.   Relationship of seed number and maturity to berry development, fruit maturation, hormonal changes and uneven ripening of `Concord’ (Vitis labrusca L.) grapes.  HortScience 17:490.
  37. Morris, J.R. and D.L. Cawthon.   Sucker control in `Concord’ grape vineyards.  Ark. Farm Res. 30(3):4.
  38. Morris, J.R. and D.L. Cawthon.   Effect of vine spacing on yield and juice quality of `Concord’ grapes.  Ark. Farm Res.  30(4):3.
  39. Morris, J.R. and D.L. Cawthon.   Yield and quality response of `Concord’ grapes to mechanized vine pruning.  Ark. Farm Res. 30(6):13.
  40. Cawthon, D.L. and J.R. Morris.   Uneven ripening of `Concord’ grapes: environmental, cultural, and hormonal associations.  Proc. 102nd Ark. State Hort. Soc. pp. 134-140.
  41. Morris, J.R. and D.L. Cawthon.   Mechanical pruning of grapes.  Proc. 102nd Ark. State Hort. Soc. pp. 141-146.
  42. Cawthon, D.L. and J.R. Morris.   Influence of seeds on berry growth, fruit maturation and C14 translocation into fruit of Vitis labrusca L. cv. `Concord’.  HortScience  16:281.
  43. Morris, J.R., D.L. Cawthon, and M.R. Lanier.   Defining fruit maturity and maturation rates of once-over harvested muscadine grapes.  HortScience 16:281.
  44. Cawthon, D.L. and J.R. Morris.   Effect of seed maturity and number on fruit quality, uneven ripening, C14 accumulation and endogenous hormone changes in `Concord’ (Vitis labrusca L.) grapes.  HortScience 16:419-420.
  45. Morris, J.R. and D.L. Cawthon.   Mechanical pruning of cordon-trained `Concord’ grapevines.  Ark. Farm Res. 29(2):12.
  46. Morris, J.R., D.L. Cawthon, S.E. Spayd, R.D. May, and D.R. Bryan.   Prediction of `Concord’ grape harvest.  Ark. Farm Res. 29(3):11.
  47. Morris, J.R., D.L. Cawthon, and S.E. Spayd.   Prediction of `Concord’ grape maturation and sources of error.  HortScience 15:400.
  48. Morris, J.R. and D.L. Cawthon.   Mechanical trimming and node adjustment of cordon-trained `Concord’ grapevines.  HortScience 15:400.
  49. Cawthon, D.L. and J.R. Morris.   Effects of ethephon on juice quality of `concord’ grapes (Vitis labrusca L.).  HortScience 15:401.
  50. Morris, J.R., S.E. Spayd, D.L. Cawthon, A.A. Kattan, and G.S. Nelson.   Hand picking strawberries prior to machine harvest.  Ark. Farm Res. 28(6):5.
  51. Morris, J.R. and D.L. Cawthon.   Response of `Concord’ grapes to training systems and pruning severity.  Ark. Farm Res. 28(5):12.
  52. Morris, J.R., G.S. Nelson, D.L. Cawthon, and R.W. Buescher.   Acetaldehyde effects on postharvest quality of machine-harvested strawberries.  Ark. Farm Res. 28(3):10.
  53. Morris, J.R. and D.L. Cawthon.   Yield and quality response of `Concord’ grapes to training systems and pruning severity in Arkansas.  Proc. 6th Ann. meeting Tenn. Vitic and Oenological Soc. pp. 16-21.
  54. Morris, J.R., D.L. Cawthon, and G.S. Nelson.   Postharvest handling of machine harvested strawberries.  HortScience  14:471.
  55. Morris, J.R., S.E. Spayd, D.L. Cawthon, A.A. Kattan, and G.S. Nelson.   Strawberry clonal fruit yield and quality responses to hand picking prior to once-over harvest.  HortScience 14:442.
  56. Morris, J.R. and D.L. Cawthon.   Yield and quality response of `Concord’ grapes to training systems and pruning severity in Arkansas.  HortScience 14:475.
  57. Morris, J.R., A.A. Kattan, G.S. Nelson, and D.L. Cawthon.   Developing a mechanical system for production, harvesting, and handling of processing strawberries.  HortScience 13:260.
  58. Cawthon, D.L. and J.R. Morris.   Effect of preharvest variables and time of harvest on `Concord’ grape juice quality.  Food Technol.  32(5):141.
  59. Morris, J.R., A.A. Kattan, G.S. Nelson, W.A. Sistrunk, and D.L. Cawthon.   Developing a mechanized system for harvesting and handling strawberries for processing.  Food Technol. 32(5):132.
  60. Cawthon, D.L. and J.R. Morris.   Evaluation of new training and pruning systems for increasing yield of `Concord’ grapes.  Ark. Farm Res. 26(6):6.
  61. Morris, J.R. and D.L. Cawthon.   Quality of `Concord’ grape juice as affected by cultural methods.  Ark. Farm Res.  26(6):7.
  62. Morris, J.R., D.L. Cawthon, and S.E. Spayd.   Use of daminozide (Alar) on `Concord’ grapes.  Ark. Farm Res.  26(2):7.
  63. Cawthon, D.L. and J.R. Morris.   Yield and quality of `Concord’ grapes (Vitis labrusca L.) as affected by nodes/vine, nodes/spur, training system and shoot positioning in Arkansas.  HortScience 12:232.
  64. Morris, J.R., D.R. McCaskill, and D.L. Cawthon.   Effect of daminozide on yield and quality of `Concord’ grapes (Vitis labrusca L.).  HortScience 12:232.
  65. Cawthon, D.L. and J.R. Morris.   Maturation of `Concord’ grapes as related to pruning severity, spur length, trellising system and shoot positioning.  HortScience 12:411.
  66. Morris, J.R., A.A. Kattan, G.S. Nelson, and D.L. Cawthon.   Interactive effects of cultivar, harvest date and plant population on yield and quality of machine harvested strawberries.  HortScience 12:416.
  67. Cawthon, D.L. and J.R. Morris.   Interactive effects of nodes/vine, nodes/spur, training system, and shoot positioning on yield and quality of `concord’ grapes.  HortScience 11:315.
  68. Morris, J.R., A.A. Kattan, D.L. Cawthon, and G.S. Nelson.   Interactive effects of cultivar, mechanical pruning and irrigation on yield and quality of machine harvested blackberries.  HortScience 11:315.
  69. Morris, J.R. and D.L. Cawthon.   Using foam to protect strawberries from frost.  Ark. Farm Res. 24(1):3.
  70. Morris, J.R., D.L. Cawthon, and J.W. Fleming.   Effect of mechanical pruning on yield and quality of `Concord’ grapes.  Ark. Farm Res. 24(3):12.
  71. Cawthon, D.L. and J.R. Morris.   Effect of nodes/vine, nodes/spur, training system and shoot positioning on yield and quality of `Concord’ grapes.  HortScience 10:143.
  72. Morris, J.R., A.A. Kattan, G.S. Nelson, D.L. Cawthon, and J.N. Moore.   Yield of mechanically harvested strawberries.  Ark. Farm Res. 23(2):2.
  73. Morris, J.R., A.A. Kattan, A. Sistrunk, D.L. Cawthon, and G.S. Nelson.  1974.  Quality of machine-harvested strawberries.  Ark. Farm Res. 23(3):8.

 

Presentations:

  1. Cawthon, D.L.   Evaluation of mortality processing alternatives.  National Poultry Waste Management Conference, Oct. 16-18, Ocean City, MD.
  2. Cawthon, D.L.   Composting and stabilization of agricultural and food waste.  Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Society Annual meeting.  June 22, Tyler, TX.
  3. Cawthon, D.L.   Status of agricultural production systems in Romania.  Hopkins County Ag Workers Conference.  June 1, Sulphur Springs, TX.
  4. Cawthon, D.L.   In-vessel composting of poultry litter and mortality.  Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission Northeast Texas Composting Workshop, May 23, Mt. Pleasant, TX.
  5. Cawthon, D.L.   Decomposition and Stabilization of Poultry Manure and Mortality.  Gonzales Soil & Water Conservation District Annual Meeting, April 13, Gonzales, TX.
  6. Cawthon, D.L.   In-vessel composting research and development at Texas A&M University-Commerce.  Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission Composting Workshop, March 23, College Station, TX.
  7. Cawthon, D.L.   New technologies for composting agricultural and food wastes.  Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission Central Texas Composting Workshop, February 17, Stephenville, TX.
  8. Cawthon, D.L.   Composting technologies for stabilizing agricultural and food wastes.  Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission West Texas Composting Workshop, January 20, El Paso, TX.
  9. Cawthon, D.L.   Agricultural Waste Management.  National Agricultural Literacy Conf., Oct. 11-12, Lubbock, TX.
  10. Cawthon, D.L.   On-Site In-Vessel Composting of Agricultural and Food Wastes.  Texas Animal Manure Mgt. Conf., Sept 8-9, Austin, TX.
  11. Cawthon, D.L.   Decomposition and Stabilization of Poultry Manure and Mortality.  Deep East Texas Soil & Water Conservation District Annual Meeting, September 3, Palestine, TX.
  12. Smith, D.R., D.L. Cawthon, J.D. Harrison and T.M. Freeman.   On-site In-vessel Mechanical Composting of Hydraulic Flush Dairy Cattle Solid Waste.  Am. Soc. Ag. Eng./Can. Soc. Ag. Eng. Annual International Meeting, July 18-21, Toronto, Ontario, Can.
  13. Smith, D.R., D.L. Cawthon, J.D. Harrison and J.J. Sloan.   Statistical Variability in Composting.  Am. Soc. Ag. Eng./Can. Soc. Ag. Eng. Annual International Meeting, July 18-21, Toronto, Ontario, Can.
  14. Cawthon, D.L.   In-Vessel Composting as a Means of Stabilizing Agricultural Wastes.  Ohio Manure Management Conference, May 11, Wooster, OH.
  15. Cawthon, D.L.   Composting and Utilization of Agricultural and Food Wastes.  Hopkins County Agricultural Workers, May 6, Sulphur Springs, TX.
  16. Cawthon, D.L.   New Animal Manure and Mortality Composting and Handling Methods.  Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission Central Texas Composting Workshop, April 8, Bryan, TX.
  17. Cawthon, D.L.   Innovations in Animal Manure and Mortality Decomposition and Handling.  Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission High Plains Composting Workshop, March 25, Lubbock, TX.
  18. Cawthon, D.L.   Composting and Utilization of Dairy Cattle Solid Waste.  Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board Northeast Texas Regional Meeting, March 18, Mt. Pleasant, TX.
  19. Cawthon, D.L.   In-vessel Composting Research at A&M-Commerce.  Ft. Worth Farm and Ranch Club.  Feb. 23, Ft. Worth, TX.
  20. Cawthon, D.L.   Composting of Animal and Household Wastes.  Clean Greenville Advisory Board, Feb. 11, Greenville, TX.
  21. Cawthon, D.L. and T.M. Freeman.   In-vessel composting of agricultural and food wastes with emphasis on swine manure and mortality.  Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission High Plains Composting Workshop, Dec. 9, Amarillo, TX.
  22. Cawthon, D.L., T.M. Freeman, and D.R. Smith.   In-vessel composting of poultry litter and mortality.  National Poultry Waste Management Conference, Oct. 19-21, Fayetteville, AR.
  23. Cawthon, D.L. and T.M. Freeman.   In-vessel composting of agricultural and food wastes with emphasis on poultry litter and mortality.  Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission Composting Workshop, Oct. 13, Gonzales, TX.
  24. Cawthon, D.L.   In-vessel composting of agricultural and food wastes.  Pineywoods Resource Conservation District Annual Meeting, Oct. 2, Carthage, TX.
  25. Cawthon, D.L.   In-vessel composting of agricultural and food wastes.  Anderson/Houston Resource Conservation District Annual Meeting, Sept. 1, Palestine, TX.
  26. Cawthon, D.L. and T.M. Freeman.   In-vessel composting of agricultural and food wastes with emphasis on dairy manure.  Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission Composting Workshop, Aug. 13, Stephenville, TX.
  27. Cawthon, D.L. and T.M. Freeman.   Improving agricultural sustainability through value-added waste recycling and water resource protection.  Developing East Texas Sustainable Agriculture Systems for the 21st Century Conference, July 13, Tyler, TX.
  28. Cawthon, D.L., T.M. Freeman, and D.R. Smith.   In-vessel composting of poultry litter and mortality.  Four-State Poultry Waste Management Conference, June 10, Fayetteville, AR.
  29. Cawthon, D.L. and T.M. Freeman.   In-vessel composting of fish trimmings.  Arkansas Parks and Wildlife, May 12, Ashdown, AR.
  30. Cawthon, D.L.   Technology for in-vessel composting of organics.  TNRCC Environmental Trade Fair, May 5, Austin, TX.
  31. Cawthon, D.L., T.M. Freeman, and D.R. Smith.   Alternatives for disposal of poultry mortality.  Oklahoma Poultry Growers Assoc., April 24-25, Poteau, OK.
  32. Cawthon, D.L., T.M. Freeman, and D.R. Smith.   In-vessel composting as an alternative for disposal of poultry mortality.  S.E. Oklahoma Poultry Growers Assoc., April 4, Idabel, OK.
  33. Cawthon, D.L., T.M. Freeman, and D.R. Smith.   In-vessel composting as an alternative for disposal of poultry mortality.  S.W. Arkansas Poultry Growers Assoc., Jan. 9, Foreman, AR.
  34. Cawthon, D.L.   On-farm in-vessel composting techniques.  BioCycle Southwestern Composting Conference, Nov. 17-19, Arlington, TX.
  35. Cawthon, D.L.   Developing a Horticulture curriculum that sells.  Texas Department of Agriculture Direct Marketing Conference, Feb. 8, 1990, Austin, TX.
  36. Cawthon, D. L.   Issues in demonstration, extension, and organization of community initiatives.  Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Conference on Agricultural Education in Texas.  June 19, Austin, TX.
  37. Cawthon, D.L.   Production and marketing strategies at Fincastle Nursery and Farms.  OK Fruit Growers Assoc., Jan. 6, Tulsa, OK.
  38. Cawthon, D.L.   After you produce, how to market.  East Texas Bankers’ Conf., Jan. 26, Tyler, TX.
  39. Cawthon, D.L.   Organization and operation of PYO farms.  Texas Department of Agriculture Direct Marketing Conf., Feb.  4, Austin, TX.
  40. Cawthon, D.L.   Production strategies for East Texas strawberries.  East Texas Fruit Conf., Feb. 16, Tyler, TX.
  41. Cawthon, D.L.   First year operation of the Texas Blueberry Marketing Association.  N.W. LA Blueberry Growers Conf., Sept.  6, Mansfield, LA.
  42. Cawthon, D.L.   Organization and operation of a marketing coop.  Texas Fruit Growers Assoc.,  Oct. 4., College Station,  TX.
  43. Cawthon, D.L.   Concepts of wholesale blueberry marketing.  Texas Blueberry Growers Assoc., Oct. 20, Tyler, TX.
  44. Cawthon, D.L.   Growing and production techniques for strawberries as an alternative crop.  Texas Blueberry Growers Assoc., Oct. 21, Tyler, TX.
  45. Cawthon, D.L.   Economic impact and growth of the Texas Blueberry Industry.  East Texas Bankers’ Conf., Jan. 22, Tyler, TX.
  46. Cawthon, D.L.   Operating a diverse pick-your-own operation.  East Texas Fruit Conf., Feb. 18, Tyler, TX.
  47. Cawthon, D.L.   Crop diversification.  Texas Fruit Growers Assoc., Oct. 7, Tyler, TX.
  48. Cawthon, D.L.   Status of the Texas Blueberry Industry.  Texas Blueberry Growers Assoc. Conv., Oct. 17, Athens, TX.
  49. Cawthon, D.L.   Guidelines for a successful PYO operation.  Texas Blueberry Growers Assoc. Conv., Oct. 17, Athens, TX.
  50. Cawthon, D.L.   The East Texas Fruit Industry.  Texhoma Banker’s Conf., Feb. 21, Sherman, TX.
  51. Cawthon, D.L.   Texas Blueberry Production.  North LA Fruit Growers Conf., Nov. 21, Minden, LA.
  52. Cawthon, D.L.   Blueberry irrigation.  Texas Blueberry Growers Assoc. Conv., Oct. 18, Athens, TX.
  53. Haby, V.A., D.L. Cawthon, B.B. Kresja, E.C. Wellborn, J.V. Davis and S.C. Peters.  Response of   container grown blueberry plants to  irrigation water quality.  Proc. 5th North Amer. Blueberry Research Workers Conf., Gainesville, FL.
  54. Cawthon, D.L. and E.C. Wellborn.   Postharvest response of `Tifblue’ blueberries to initial fruit maturity, harvest temperature and harvesting systems.  Proc. 5th North Amer. Blueberry Research Workers Conf., Gainesville, FL.
  55. Cawthon, D.L., E.C. Wellborn and S.C. Peters.   Preliminary packaging research with `Tifblue’ blueberries.  Proc. 5th North Amer. Blueberry Research Workers Conf., Gainesville, FL.
  56. Cawthon, D.L. and E.C. Wellborn.   Influence of postharvest treatments on fruit quality and storage life of hand and machine harvested rabbiteye (Vaccinium ashei Reade) blueberries.  43rd Ann. Mtg. Southern Region Amer. Soc.  Hort.  Sci. Feb. 6-8, Atlanta, GA.
  57. Cawthon, D.L. and E.C. Wellborn.   Effect of hot water, fungicide and wax treatments on postharvest behavior of rabbiteye blueberry.  1st Ann. Mtg. Texas St. Hort. Soc., May 26-28, Ft. Worth, TX.
  58. Cawthon, D.L.   Potential for grape and strawberry production in East Texas.  East Texas Fruit Conf., Feb. 15, Tyler, TX.
  59. Cawthon, D.L.   Criteria for grape variety selection and sources of information.  Texas Grape Growers Assoc. Ann. Mtg., March 24-26, Lubbock, TX.
  60. Cawthon, D.L. and J.R. Morris.   Uneven ripening of `Concord’ grapes related to seed development and hormonal changes.  42nd Ann. Mtg. Southern Region Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci., Feb. 1-3, Orlando, FL.
  61. Cawthon, D.L.   Peach variety evaluations in the 850 hour chilling zone.  Texas Fruit Growers Conf., Oct.  4-6, College Station, TX.
  62. Cawthon, D.L., J.A. Lipe, L. Wellborn and S. Peters.   Blueberry variety evaluations and cultural research at Overton.  Texas Blueberry Growers Conf., Oct. 21, Nacogdoches, TX.
  63. Lipe, J.A., D.L. Cawthon and L. Wellborn.   Summary of blueberry variety trials.  Texas Blueberry Growers Conf., Oct.  21, Nacogdoches, TX.
  64. Cawthon, D.L. and L. Wellborn.   Postharvest handling research with blueberries.  Texas Blueberry Growers Conf., Oct. 21, Nacogdoches, TX.
  65. Cawthon, D.L. and L. Wellborn. Consumer preference evaluation for blueberry varieties and waxed fruit.  Texas Blueberry Growers Conf., Oct. 21, Nacogdoches, TX.
  66. Morris, J.R., C.A. Sims, and D.L. Cawthon.   Excessive potassium fertilization destroys grape juice quality.  Ark. St. Hort. Soc. Ann. Mtg., Nov. 17-18, Ft. Smith, AR.
  67. Cawthon, D.L. and J.R. Morris.   Seed development and abscisic acid related to uneven ripening of `Concord’ grapes.  Ark. St. Hort. Soc. Ann. Mtg., Nov. 17-18, Ft. Smith, AR.
  68. Cawthon, D.L.   The Texas grape industry – an overview.  Ark. St. Hort. Soc. Ann. Mtg., Nov. 17-18, Ft. Smith, AR.
  69. Morris, J.R., S.E. Spayd, and D.L. Cawthon.   Interactive effects of irrigation x pruning severity x nitrogen on `Concord’ yield and juice quality.  33rd Ann. Mtg. Amer. Soc.  Enol., June 23-26, Anaheim, CA.
  70. Morris, J.R., C.A. Sims, and D.L. Cawthon.   Effects of excessive potassium levels on the mineral composition, raw product quality and changes during storage of `Concord’ grape juice.  33rd Ann. Mtg. Amer. Soc. Enol., June 23-26, Anaheim,  CA.
  71. Cawthon, D.L. and J.R. Morris.   Seed development and hormonal changes in normal and uneven ripening `Concord’ (Vitis labrusca L.) grape berries.  33rd Ann. Mtg. Amer. Soc. Enol., June 23-26, Anaheim, CA.
  72. Morris, J.R., D.L. Cawthon and G.S. Nelson.   Developing production systems for machine-harvested strawberries.  79th Ann. Mtg. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci., Aug. 8-13, Ames, IA.
  73. Cawthon, D.L. and J.R. Morris.   Relationship of seed number and maturity to berry development, fruit maturation, hormonal changes and uneven ripening of `Concord’ (Vitis labrusca L.) grapes.  79th Ann. Mtg. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci., Aug. 8-13, Ames, IA.
  74. Morris, J.R. and D.L. Cawthon.   Yield and quality response of `Concord’ grapes to mechanized vine pruning.  32nd Ann. Mtg. Amer. Soc. Enol., June 24-27, San Diego, CA.
  75. Cawthon, D. L. and J. R.    1981.   Influence of seeds on  berry growth, fruit  maturation,  and C14 translocation into  fruit of Vitis labrusca L. cv. `Concord’.   41st  Ann.  Mtg.  Southern Region Amer. Soc. Hort.  Sci., Feb. 1-3, Atlanta, GA.
  76. Morris, J.R., D.L. Cawthon, and M.R. Lanier.   Defining fruit maturity and maturation rates of once-over harvested muscadine grapes.  41st Ann. Mtg. Southern Region Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci., Feb. 1-3, Atlanta, GA.
  77. Cawthon, D.L. and J.R. Morris.   Uneven ripening of `Concord’ grapes:  environmental, cultural and hormonal associations.  Proc. 102nd Ann. Mtg. Ark. State Hort. Soc., Nov. 18-19, Ft. Smith, AR.
  78. Morris, J.R. and D.L. Cawthon.   Progress Report on mechanical combing and pruning of grapes.  Proc. 102nd Ann.  Mtg. Ark. State Hort. Soc., Nov. 18-19, Ft. Smith, AR.
  79. Morris, J.R. and D.L. Cawthon.   Mechanical pruning of grapes.  Proc. 102nd Ann. Mtg. Ark. State Hort. Soc., Nov. 18-19, Ft. Smith, AR.
  80. Morris, J.R. and D.L. Cawthon.   Cultural systems for machine harvested strawberries.  42nd Ann. Mtg. Southern Region Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci., Feb. 1-3, Orlando, FL.
  81. Morris, J.R. and D.L. Cawthon.   Effects of irrigation, fruit load and potassium fertilization on yield and juice quality of `Concord’ grapes.  32nd Ann. Mtg. Amer. Soc. Enol., June 24-27, San Diego, CA.
  82. Cawthon, D.L. and J.R. Morris.   Effect of seed maturity and number on fruit quality, uneven ripening, C14 accumulation and endogenous hormone changes in `Concord’  (Vitis labrusca L.) grapes.  78th Ann. Mtg. Amer. Soc. Hort.  Sci., August 9-14, Atlanta, GA.
  83. Morris, J.R., D.L. Cawthon, and S.E. Spayd.   Prediction of `Concord’ grape maturation and sources of error.  77th Ann. Mtg. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci.,  July 27-Aug. 1, Fort Collins, CO.
  84. Morris, J.R. and D.L. Cawthon.   Mechanical trimming and node adjustment of cordon-trained `Concord’ grapevines.  77th Ann. Mtg. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci., July 27-Aug. 1, Fort Collins,  CO.
  85. Cawthon, D.L. and J.R. Morris. 1980. Effects of ethephon on juice quality of `Concord’ grapes (Vitis labrusca).  77th Ann. Mtg. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci., July 27-Aug. 1, Fort Collins, CO.
  86. Morris, J.R., D.L. Cawthon, and J.W. Fleming.   Effect of high potassium levels on raw product quality and changes in pH and acidity after storage of `Concord’ grape juice.  31st Ann. Mtg. Amer. Soc. Enol., June 25-28, Los Angeles, CA.
  87. Morris, J.R., W.A. Sistrunk, G.S. Nelson, S.E. Spayd, and D.L. Cawthon.   Quality of mechanically harvested strawberries for processing.  National Research Workers’ Conf. on Strawberry Mechanization.  Dec. 6-7, Fayetteville, AR.
  88. Morris, J.R., S.E. Spayd, D.L. Cawthon, A.A. Kattan, and G.S.   1979.  Response of seven strawberry clones to hand picking prior to once-over machine harvest.  National Research Workers’ conf. on Strawberry Mechanization.  Dec. 6-7, Fayetteville, AR.
  89. Morris, J.R., D.L. Cawthon, and G.S. Nelson.   Postharvest holding of machine harvested strawberries.  National Research Workers’ Conf. on Strawberry Mechanization.  Dec. 6-7, Fayetteville, AR.
  90. Morris, J.R., D.L. Cawthon and G.S. Nelson.   Postharvest handling of machine harvested strawberries.  76th Ann. Mtg. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci., July 29-Aug. 4, Columbus, OH.
  91. Morris, J.R., S.E. Spayd, D.L. Cawthon, A.A. Kattan and G.S. Nelson.   Strawberry clonal fruit yield and quality responses to hand picking prior to once-over harvest.  76th Ann. Mtg. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci., July 29-Aug. 4, Columbus, OH.
  92. Morris, J.R. and D.L. Cawthon.   Yield and quality response of `Concord’ grapes to training systems and pruning severity in Arkansas.  Proc. 6th Ann. Mtg. Tenn. Vitic. and Oenological Soc., Dec. 7-8, Gatlinburg, TN.
  93. Morris, J.R. and D.L. Cawthon.   Yield and quality response of `Concord’ grapes to training systems and pruning severity in Arkansas.  76th Ann. Mtg.  Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci., July 29-Aug. 4, Columbus, OH.
  94. Cawthon, D.L. and J.R. Morris.   Effect of preharvest variables and time of harvest on `Concord’ grape juice quality.  Proc. 38th Ann. Mtg. Inst. of Food Technol.  June  4-7, Dallas, TX.
  95. Morris, J.R., A.A. Kattan, G.S. Nelson, W.A. Sistrunk, and D.L. Cawthon.   Developing a mechanized system for harvesting and handling strawberries for processing.  Proc. 38th Ann. Mtg. Inst. of Food Technol.  June 4-5, Dallas, TX.
  96. Morris, J.R., A.A. Kattan, G.S. Nelson, and D.L. Cawthon.   Developing a mechanical system for production, harvesting, and handling of processing strawberries.  38th Ann. Mtg. Southern Region Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci., Feb. 5-7, Houston, TX.
  97. Cawthon, D.L. and J.R. Morris.   Yield and quality of `Concord’ grapes (Vitis labrusca L.) as affected by nodes/vine, nodes/spur, training system and shoot positioning in Arkansas.  37th Ann. Mtg. Southern Region Amer.  Soc. Hort. Sci., Feb. 6-9, Atlanta, GA.
  98. Morris, J.R., D.R. McCaskill, and D.L. Cawthon.   Effect of daminozide on yield and quality of `Concord’ grapes (Vitis labrusca L.).  37th Ann. Mtg. Southern Region Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. Feb. 6-9, Atlanta, GA.
  99. Cawthon, D.L. and J.R. Morris.   Evaluation of new training and pruning systems for increasing yield of `Concord’ grapes.  Proc. 98th Ann. Mtg. Ark. State Hort. Soc., Ft. Smith, AR.
  100. Cawthon, D.L. and J.R. Morris.   Maturation of `Concord’ grapes as related to pruning severity, spur length, trellising system and shoot positioning.  74th Ann. Mtg. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci., Oct. 10-15, Salt Lake City, UT.
  101. Morris, J.R., A.A. Kattan, G.S. Nelson, and D.L. Cawthon.   Interactive effects of cultivar, harvest date and plant population on yield and quality of machine harvested strawberries. 74th Ann. Mtg. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci., Oct. 10-15, Salt Lake City, UT.
  102. Cawthon, D.L. and J.R. Morris.   Interactive effects of nodes/vine, nodes/spur, training system, and shoot positioning on yield and quality of  `Concord’ grapes.  73rd Ann. Mtg. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci., Aug. 12-14, Baton Rouge, LA.
  103. Morris, J.R., A.A. Kattan, D.L. Cawthon, and G.S. Nelson.   Interactive effects of cultivar, mechanical pruning and irrigation on yield and quality of machine harvested blackberries.  73rd Ann. Mtg. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci., Aug. 12-14, Baton Rouge, LA.
  104. Cawthon, D.L. and J.R. Morris.   Effect of nodes/vine, nodes/spur, training system and shoot positioning on yield and quality of `Concord’ grapes.  35th Ann. Mtg. Southern Region Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci., Feb. 2-5, New Orleans, LA.
  105. Morris, J.R. and D.L. Cawthon.   Effect of mechanical pruning on yield and quality of `Concord’ grapes.  Proc. 96th Ann. Mtg. Ark. State Hort. Soc., Ft. Smith, AR.
  106. Morris, J.R., D.L. Cawthon, and S.E. Spayd.   Use of daminozide (Alar) on `Concord’ grapes.  Proc. 96th Ann. Mtg. Ark. State Hort. Soc., Ft. Smith, AR.
  107. Cawthon, D.L. and D.R. Tompkins.  Sprouting of `Centennial’ sweet potato roots as influenced by ethephon.  Ann. Mtg. Southern Region Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci., Feb. 3-6, Memphis, TN.
  108. Morris, J.R. and D.L. Cawthon.   Effect of SO2 on postharvest quality of mechanically harvested grapes.  Proc. 95th Ann. Mgt. State Hort. Soc., Ft. Smith, AR.

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