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Name : Bernard A Kratky
Title : Researcher Emeritus
Unit : Department of Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences
Office : Komohana Research and Extension Center
Address : 875 Komohana St.
Hilo, HI 96720
Phone : (808)981-5199
Fax : (808)981-5211
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Specialties : Vegetables, Hydroponics, Culture & Management
Professional Prep/Appointments :
Jefferson High School, Jefferson High School, Wisconsin (1962)
B.S., Agronomy, University of Wisconsin (1967)
M.S., Horticulture, Purdue University (1969)
Ph.D., Horticulture, Purdue University (1971)
Research Interests :
Non-circulating hydroponic culture, Agricultural plastics, Drip irrigation, Culture and management of vegetable crops
Selected Publications :
Kratky, B.A. 2010. A suspended net pot, non-circulating hydroponic method for commercial production of leafy, romaine and semi-head lettuce. University of Hawaii CTAHR Publication VC-1.
Kratky, B.A. 2009. Three non-circulating hydroponic methods for growing lettuce. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Soil-less Culture and Hydroponics. Acta Hort. 843:65-72.
Kratky, B.A., G.T. Maehira, E.J. Magno, M.D. Orzolek and W.J. Lamont. 2008. Growing lettuce by a float-support, non-circulating hydroponic method in Hawaii and Pennyslvania. Proc. of the 34th National Agricultural Plastics Congress. American Society for Plasticulture, Bellafonte, PA (published on a CD).
Kratky, B.A., G.T. Maehira, R.J. Cupples and C.C. Bernabe. 2005. Non-circulating hydroponic methods for growing tomatoes. Proc. National Agricultural Plastics Congress 32:31-36.
Kratky, B.A. 2004. A suspended pot, non-circulating hydroponic method. Proceedings of the South Pacific Soil-less Culture Conference. Acta Hort 648:83-89.