Carl Motsenbocker

Title Professor
Department School of Plant, Environmental and Soil Sciences
Address 1 104 Sturgis Hall
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone 225-578-1036
Fax 225-578-1403

Ph.D., Horticultural Science, North Carolina State University, 1990
M.S., Horticultural Science, North Carolina State University, 1987
B.S., General Plant Science, Cornell University, 1980

Horticulture 2001 - Organic Gardening (2 credits)
Horticulture 3012 - Culture and Management of Fruit, Nut, and Vegetable Crops (3 credits)(co-taught).
Horticulture 3012 - Culture and Management of Fruit, Nut, and Vegetable Crops (3 Horticulture 4083 - Principles and Practices in Olericulture (4 credits).
Tropical Vegetable Crops - multimedia courseware (new)

  • Effect of microclimate modification and cultural practices on vegetable crops growth and development.
  • Vegetable crops physiology.
  • Sustainable vegetable crops production practices.

Other Interests:
Tropical horticulture and international agriculture

Motsenbocker, C.E. 1996. In-row plant spacing affects growth and yield of pepperoncini pepper. HortScience 31:198-200.

Motsenbocker, C.E. and D.H. Picha. 1996. Quality parameters of triploid watermelons. Journal of Vegetable Production 2:3-14.

Motsenbocker, C.E. 1996. Detachment force and fruit characteristics of tabasco pepper at different stages of development. HortScience 31:1231-1233.

Motsenbocker, C.E., B. Buckley, W.A. Mulkey, and J.E. Boudreaux. 1997. In-row spacing affects machine-harvested jalapeno pepper. HortTechnology 7:149-152.

Gersch, K.P., C.E. Motsenbocker, and G.A. Lang. 1998. Anatomical description of the fruit- receptacle detachment area in cayenne pepper. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science 123:550-555.

LaBonte, D.R., H.F. Harrison, and C.E. Motsenbocker. 1999. Crop interference by and tolerance to weeds in sweetpotato clones. HortScience 34:229-232.

Motsenbocker, C.E. and R.A. Arancibia. 2000. Tabasco pepper flower abscission at the pedicel-stem zone. Acta Hort.514(4):213-218.

Keinath, A.P. ...... al., 2000. Evaluation of biological and chemical seed treatments to improve stand of snap bean across the southern United States. Crop Protection 19 (7):501-509.

Mao, C. and C.E. Motsenbocker. 2001. Effect of ethephon on tabasco pepper fruit ripening and abscission at the fruit-receptacle junction. Accepted to Scientia Horticulturae.

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