Publications

Refereed journal articles

Getter, K.L., B.K. Behe, H.M. Wollaeger.  2016. Comparative consumer perspectives on eco-friendly and insect management practices on floriculture crops.  HortTechnology.  26(1): 46-53.

Getter, K.L.  2015.  Average daily temperature effects on paclobutrazol efficacy of four floriculture crops.  HortTechnology.  25(6):742-746.

Wollaeger, H.M., K.L. Getter, B.K. Behe.  2015. Consumer perceptions of and willingness to pay for traditional, neonicotinoid-free, bee-friendly, or biological control pest management practices on floral floriculture crops.  HortScience.  50(5): 721-732.

Getter, K.L. and D.W. Rozeboom.  2014. Animal Tissue Compost as a Potential Substrate Amendment for Production of Four Annual Floriculture Crops.  HortTechnology.  24(6):686-695.

Rowe, D.B., M.R. Kolp, S.E. Greer, and K.L. Getter. 2014. Comparison of irrigation efficiency and plant health of overhead, drip, and sub-irrigation for extensive green roofs. Ecological Engineering. 64: 306-313.

Getter, K.L., Behe, B.K., D.S. Conner, P.H. Howard. 2014. Pasture-raised milk: the market for a differentiated product. Journal of Food Products Marketing. 20(2):146-161.

Getter, K.L. and B.K. Behe. 2013. Consumer willingness to purchase Impatiens walleriana alternatives. HortScience. 48(11):1370-1377.

Getter, K.L. and B.K. Behe. 2013. Attitudes and awareness of a holiday "buy local" marketing campaign. HortTechnology. 23(6): 877-885.

Behe, B.K., R.T. Fernandez, P.T. Huddleston, S. Minahan, K.L. Getter, L. Sage, and A.N. Jones. 2013. Practical Field Use of Eye-tracking Devices for Consumer Research in the Retail Environment. HortTechnology. 23(4): 517-524.

Getter, K.L., B.K. Behe. 2012. Collaborative Marketing Case Studies for Horticulture. NACTA Journal. 56(3): 56-63.

Runkle, E.S., S.R. Padhye, W. Oh, K.L. Getter. 2012. Replacing incandescent lamps with compact fluorescent lamps may delay flowering. Scientia Horticulturae. 143:56-61.

Koutsimanis, G., K.L. Getter, B. Behe, J. Harte, E. Almenar. 2012. Influences of Packaging Attributes on Consumer Purchase Decisions for Fresh Produce. Appetite (59): 270-280.

Behe, B.K., K.L. Getter, C. Yue. 2012. Should you blame the weather? The influence of weather parameters, month, and day-of-week on Spring herbaceous plant sales in the U.S. Midwest. HortScience. HortScience (47): 71-73.

Getter, K.L., D.B. Rowe, J. A. Andresen, and I.S. Wichman. 2011. Seasonal heat flux properties of an extensive green roof in a Midwestern U.S. climate. Energy and Buildings. 43:3548-3557.

Rowe, D.B., K.L. Getter, and A.K. Durhman. 2012. Effect of green roof media depth on Crassulacean plant succession over seven years. Landscape and Urban Planning. 104:310-319.

Getter, K.L., D.B. Rowe, G.P. Robertson. 2009. Carbon Sequestration Potential of Extensive Green Roofs. Environmental Science and Technology. 43:7564-7570.

Getter, K.L., D.B. Rowe, and B.M. Cregg. 2009. Solar Radiation Intensity Influences Extensive Green Roof Plant Communities. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening. 8: 269-281.

Getter, K.L. and D.B. Rowe. 2009. Substrate Depth Influences Sedum Plant Community on a Green Roof. HortScience. 44(2):401-407.

Getter, K.L. and D.B. Rowe. 2008. Using Simple Cooperative Learning Techniques in a Plant Propagation Course. NACTA Journal. 52(4):39-43.

Getter, K.L. and D.B. Rowe. 2008. Media Depth Influences Sedum Green Roof Establishment. Urban Ecosystems 11:361-372.

Getter, K.L., D.B. Rowe, and J.A. Andresen. 2007.Quantifying the Effect of Slope on Extensive Green Roof Stormwater Retention. Ecological Engineering 31:225-231.

Getter, K.L. and D.B. Rowe. 2007. Effect of Substrate Depth and Planting Season on Sedum Plug Survival on Green Roofs. Journal of Environmental Horticulture 25(2):95-99.

Getter, K.L. and D.B. Rowe. 2006. The role of extensive green roofs in sustainable development. HortScience 41: 1276-1285.

Book Chapters

Getter, K.L., B.K. Behe, P.H. Howard, D.S. Conner, and L.M. Spaniolo. 2014. Increasing Demand for Pasture-Based Dairy: What Attributes and Images Do Consumers Want? In: B. Freyer and J. Bingen (ed.). Re-Thinking Organic Food and Farming in a Changing World. The International Library of Environmental, Agricultural, and Food Ethics, volume 22. Springer, Dordrecht.

Rowe, D. Bradley and Kristin L. Getter. 2010. Green roofs and roof gardens. p. 391-412. In: J. Aitkenhead-Peterson and A. Volder (ed.). Urban Ecosystems Ecology. Agron. Monogr. 55. American Society of Agronomy. Crop Science Society of America. And Soil Science Society of America, Madison, WI.

Trade Journals

Wollaeger, H.M., K.L. Getter, and B.K. Behe.  2016.  The impact of eco-friendly messages.  Green Profit.  April 2016.  p 34-38.

Getter, K.L., H.M. Wollaeger, and B.K. Behe.  2015.  If you don't spray, will they pay? Green Profit.  May 2015.  p 30-33.

Wollaeger, H.M., K.L. Getter, and B.K. Behe.  2015. Consumer Perceptions about Alternative Pest Management Practices. AmericanHort Bulletin. April 2015.

Wollaeger, H.M., K.L. Getter, and B.K. Behe. 2015. Talking about Bees. Green Profit. April 2015. p 40-42.

Getter, K.L. 2015.  Is your store smartphone ready?  Greenhouse Canada.  February 2015. p 30-33.

Getter, K.L.  2015.  Taking the Right Steps.  Inside Grower.  February 2015.  p 26-27.

Getter, K.L. and B.K. Behe. 2013. Consumer willingness to purchase Impatiens walleriana alternatives. OFA Bulletin December 2013, Number 942.

Behe, B.K., A. Jones, K.L. Getter, R.T. Fernandez, and T. Dudek. 2012. Do You See What I See? Spring Plant Shopping in Michigan. OFA Bulletin March/April 2012, Number 932.

Getter, K.L. 2012. Getting Smarter: Make use of your smartphone for a more productive greenhouse business. Greenhouse Management December 2012.

Rowe, D.B. and K.L. Getter. 2011. Can a green roof sequester carbon? The Michigan Landscape Magazine. The Michigan Landscape 54(2):57-59.

 

Recent Extension Articles Written

Getter, K.L. 22 July 2015.  Benefits of Plants: Life as we know it, live it, and pay for it.

Getter, K.L. 14 May 2015.  Plant phytotoxicity in the greenhouse.

Getter, K.L. May 2015.  Is your greenhouse irrigation water alkalinity ailing your crop?  e-Gro bulletin, volume 4, issue 33.

Getter, K.L. 06 Apr 2015. Pesticides are more potent at proper pH.

Getter, K.L. 26 Mar 2015. Using old pesticides may be perilous to your plants.

Getter, K.L. 25 Mar 2015.  Stock plant nutrition for cutting success.

Getter, K.L. Mar 2015.  Why worry about weeds.  e-Gro bulletin, volume 4, issue 21.

Getter, K.L.  Mar 2015.  Using herbicides in a greenhouse is risky business.  e-Gro bulletin, volume 4, issue 14.

Getter, K.L. 16 Feb 2015. Inspecting incoming plant material is key to greenhouse pest control.

Getter, K.L. 09 Feb 2015. Energy audits may help greenhouse businesses save money

Getter, K.L. 20 Jan 2015.  Greenhouse business and production management with your smartphone.

Getter, K.L. 22 Dec 2014.  Floriculture to food production: Food safety first.

Getter, K.L. 01 Dec 2014.  Use Google Alerts to monitor your business.

Getter, K.L. 12 Nov 2014.  Attending the Michigan Greenhouse Growers Expo: Reason 3 - Production strategies and plant selection.

Getter, K.L. 03 Nov 2014. Attending the Michigan Greenhouse Growers Expo: Reason 2 - Marketing and business management.

Getter, K.L. 27 Oct 2014.  Attending the Michigan Greenhouse Growers Expo: Reason 1 - Pest management

Getter, K.L. 23 Sept 2014. Rust on Aster.  e-GRO bulletin, volume 3, issue 60.

Getter, K.L. 8 Sept 2014. The plight of the poinsettia with aerial blight

Getter, K.L. 8 Sept 2014. Greenhouse sanitation is the first step in managing pests and pathogens

Getter, K.L. 25 July 2014. MSU floriculture insect wall and disease wall chart are updated for smartphones.

Getter, K.L. 24 July 2014. Attend the 2014 Michigan Garden Plant Tour and MSU Plant Trial Field Day.

Getter, K.L. 31 March 2014. Have you thought about your greenhouse watering strategy lately?

Getter, K.L. and N. Catlin.  March 2014. Industry Impatiens Survey Results Are In! E-gro bulletin, volume 3, issue 26.

Getter, K.L. February 2014.  Questioning a plant pathogen in your greenhouse crop? E-gro bulletin, volume 3, issue 17.

Getter, K.L. 4 Feb 2014.  Is your greenhouse business smartphone ready?

Getter, K.L. January, February, March 2014.  Tips - Is Your Green Business Smartphone Ready? Virginia Nursery and Landscape Association Newsletter, volume 84, issue 1.

Getter, K.L. 16 Jan 2014. How scheduling and inventory management software helps your greenhouse business.

Getter, K.L. January 2014.  Is your greenhouse business smartphone ready?  E-gro bulletin, volume 3, issue 2.

Getter, K.L.  13 Dec 2013.  Other benefits of plant growth retardants.

Getter, K.L.  5 Nov 2013.  Herbicide storage in the greenhouse is risky business.

Getter, K.L. and B.K. Behe.  1 Nov 2013. Consumer survey results from the 2011-2012 "Make It a Real Michigan Christmas" campaign.

Getter, K.L. 25 Sep 2013. The basics of diagnosing greenhouse floriculture problems.

Getter, K.L. and T. Dudek.  19 Aug 2013.  Common Greenhouse Poinsettia Production Problems.

Getter, K.L. and E. Runkle.  15 Jul 2013. Attend the 2013 Michigan Garden Plant Tour and MSU Plant Trial Field Day.

Getter, K.L.  14 Jun 2013.  MSU offers Floriculture Root Zone Management online course.

Getter, K.L. 6 May 2013.  pH and EC issues still a problem in some greenhouses.

Getter, K.L. and T. Dudek. 18 Feb 2013.  New website to help consumers choose impatiens alternatives.

Getter, K.L. 20 Dec 2012. MSU insect wall chart for greenhouses goes mobile.

Getter, K.L. and M. Hausbeck. 15 Nov 2012. Ask the plant pathologist about impatiens downy mildew: Part 1 - Biology.

Getter, K.L. and M. Hausbeck.  15 Nov 2012.  Ask the plant pathologist about impatiens downy mildew: Part II - Production.

Getter, K.L. and M. Hausbeck.  15 Nov 2012.  Ask the plant pathologist about impatiens downy mildew: Part III - Landscaping.

Getter, K.L.   6 Sep 2012. Make use of your smartphone for a more productive greenhouse business.

Getter, K.L. 27 Jul 2012. What to expect when filing a pesticide complaint with MDARD.

Getter, K.L. 23 May 2012.  Weeds in the greenhouse: More than unsightly.

Dudek, T., K.L. Getter and B.K. Behe. 30 Apr 2012. Is weather the only factor in spring sales of greenhouse plants?

Getter, K.L. and J. Byrne. 17 Apr 2012. Recognizing symptoms of bacterial blight of geraniums.

Getter, K.L. and J. Himmelein. 29 Mar 2012.  New PGR calculator available for smart phones.

Getter, K.L. 21 Feb 2012. A comparison of greenhouse software programs for managing profits and scheduling.

 

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