Dr. Zheng Wang

Vegetable Crop Advisor
University of California Cooperative Extension
3800 Cornucopia Way
Suite A
Modesto, CA 95358
209-525-6822
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Education

Ph.D. Horticulture, University of Kentucky. 2015
M.S. Crop Science, Western Kentucky University. 2009
B.S. Agronomy, Shenyang Agricultural University, China. 2007

Awards

Specialty

Vegetable crops and irrigation

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Bibliography

Peer Reviewed

  • Aegerter, Brenna; Wang, Zheng, et al. (In Press). Evaluation of rootstocks and planting density for processing tomato production in California's Central Valley. Acta Horticulturae.
  • Wang, Zheng; Turini, Thomas, et al. (In press). Watermelon production in California. UCANR 8000 Series. Edited by Scott Stoddard. 

  • Santiago, Suzette; Light, Sarah, et al. (2022). Seasonal net nitrogen mineralization in the topsoil of subsurface drip irrigated fields. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/00103624.2022.2118305 

  • Wang, Zheng; Morataya, Madeline (2021). Collecting data to support registration of Sulfentrazone on basil: Data from the 2020 trial under new protocols. HortScience. 56, S25.
  • Miyao, G., Aegerter, B. and Wang, Z. (2021). Evaluation of grafting for processing tomato production in California's Central Valley. Acta Hortic. 1302, 57-64

  • Wang, Zheng; Fulford, Anthony, et al. (2021). Influence of compost application rates on nitrogen management and processing tomato productivity and quality. HortScience. 56, S268-S269.
  • Wang, Z., and Narron, B. 2020. Herbicide evaluation in basil: collecting data to support registration of sulfentrazone on basil. HortScience 55: S140.

  • Wang, Z., and Saganak, H. 2020. In-row spacing of grafted seedless watermelon impacts yield and fruit quality. HortScience 55: S313

  • Wright, Nicole; Short, Stephanie; Laudick, Julie; Wang, Zheng; Kumarappan, Subbu; Kleinhenz, Matthew (2018). Assessing the Influence of Microbe-containing Crop Biostimulants on Vegetable Crops and Farms through On-station and On-farm Study. HortScience. 53:9, S107-S108. 

  • Wang, Zheng; Kleinhenz, Matthew (2017). Grafting and Microbial Crop Biostimulant Effects on Early Growth of Greenhouse Tomato. HortScience. 52:9, S289. 

  • Wang, Zheng; Williams, Mark; Jacobsen, Krista; Coolong, Timothy (2015). Impact of tillage and irrigation management on bell pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) grown in organic and conventional production systems. HortScience 50: 1694-1701.

  • Wang, Zheng; Stone, Martin; Gray, Elmer (2010). Effect of different schedules of baby corn (Zea mays L.) harvests on baby corn yield, grain yield, and economic return. Journal of Kentucky Academy of Science 71: 59-66.

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Wang, Zheng (2022). UC Cooperative Extension-Stanislaus County: Vegetable Views. Spring 2022, Issue #1. April 6. https://cestanislaus.ucanr.edu/news_102/Veg_Views/?newsletteritem=93005

  • Wang, Zheng; Rijal, Jhalendra (2022). Beet leafhopper and its vectored beet curly top virus on processing tomato: vector phenology, disease severity, and yield impact. CAPCA Adviser. 25:3, 40-45.
  • Wang, Zheng (2022). California watermelon growers benefit from UC ANR research on grafting, contributing to increased production efficiency and profitability. UC Delivers.L. Marandi and K. Alviz. UC ANR. September 30, 2022. https://ucanr.edu/blogs/blogcore/postdetail.cfm?postnum=55321
  • Wang, Zheng (2022). Evaluating the potential of Pyridate-containing herbicide in basil: Impacts on yield, leaf injury, and weed control. Progressive Crop Consultant. 7:2, 26-32.
  • Wang, Zheng; Fulford, Anthony (2022). Nitrogen Fertilization for Grafted & Non-grafted Watermelons: Case Study Demonstrates Different Yield Responses. The Vegetables West. 25:2, 10-12. Sept/Oct.
  • Fulford, Anthony; Wang, Zheng (2022). Waste Not, Want Not - Monitor Nitrogen availability of fall-applied compost and know what to expect in the spring. On The Soil Horizon Newsletter. 5:2, 6-7.
  • Wang, Zheng (2021). UC Cooperative Extension-Stanislaus County: Vegetable Views. Spring 2021, Issue #1. April 12. https://cestanislaus.ucanr.edu/news_102/Veg_Views/?newsletteritem=89222.

  • Wang, Zheng (2021). UC Cooperative Extension-Stanislaus County: Vegetable Views. Fall 2021, Issue #2. September 24. https://cestanislaus.ucanr.edu/news_102/Veg_Views/?newsletteritem=90830

  • Wang, Zheng; Rijal, Jhalendra (2021). High incidence of beet leafhopper vectored beet curly top disease on processing tomato. Progressive Crop Consultant. 6:6, 14-19.
  • Wang, Zheng; Fulford, Anthony, et al. (2021). Influence of compost application rates & timing on N management, productivity & quality. California Tomato Research Institute 2020 Annual Research Report. 31-36.
  • Fulford, Anthony; Wang, Zheng (2021). Is CropManage coming to a field near you? On The Soil Horizon Newsletter. 4:4, 2-3.
  • Wang, Zheng; Fulford, Anthony (2021). Is there a pathway to profitability for grafted watermelon? Vegetables West. 25:8, 8-10.
  • Wang, Zheng (2021). Vegetable growers express impressions, concerns and hope for crop biostimulants. Progressive Crop Consultant. 6:2, 36-40.
  • Wang, Zheng (2021). Voice from California vegetable growers on crop biostimulants: Impression, concern, and hopes. 5th Biostimulant World Congress. November (Abstract accepted on June 2021).
  • Wang, Zheng; Cahn, Michael, et al. (2021). Weather-based irrigation decision-support tool in watermelon: First year experience & lessons learned from adapting 'CropManage'. Vegetables West. 25:9, 10-13.
  • Wang, Zheng (2020). UC Cooperative Extension-Stanislaus County: Vegetable Views. Spring 2020, Issue #1. April 29. http://cestanislaus.ucanr.edu/news_102/Veg_Views/.

  • Wang, Zheng (2020). UC Cooperative Extension-Stanislaus County: Vegetable Views. Summer 2020, Issue #1. September 21. http://cestanislaus.ucanr.edu/news_102/Veg_Views/.

  • Wang, Zheng (2020). Herbicide in Basil: Collecting Data to Support Registration of Sulfentrazone on Basil. The Vegetables West. 24:1 pg. 10-13.  

  • Wang, Zheng (2020). 2020 Field Walk - Vegetable crop research project updates. UCCE Stanislaus YouTube Channel. August 7 (video).
  • Wang, Zheng (2020). Approach to vegetable grafting: practice with the value of recombination. 2019 Stanislaus County Agricultural Report. 26-27. September.
  • Wang, Zheng (2020). Fusarium crown rot in watermelon. Vegetables West. September 8 (online article).
  • Wang, Zheng (2020). Influence of compost application rates & timing on N management, productivity & quality. California Tomato Research Institute 2019 Annual Research Report. 24-25.
  • Wang, Zheng; Gordon, Phoebe (2020). Plant fertigation. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. July 29. 

  • Wang, Zheng (2020). Sulfentrazone herbicide evaluation in basil: modified application protocol. The Vegetables West. 24:8, 12-16.
  • Wang, Zheng; Fulford, Anthony (2019). Small Dosage, Bigger Hopes: Addressing Common Questions & Confusions around Crop Biostimulants. The Vegetables West. 23:8 pg. 14-16.  

  • Wang, Zheng (2019). UC Cooperative Extension-Stanislaus County: Vegetable Views. Spring 2019, Issue #1. April 9. http://cestanislaus.ucanr.edu/news_102/Veg_Views/.

  • Wang, Zheng (2019). UC Cooperative Extension-Stanislaus County: Vegetable Views. Summer 2019, Issue #2. August 2. http://cestanislaus.ucanr.edu/news_102/Veg_Views/.

  • Wang, Zheng (2019). Evaluating the Performance of a Sulfentrazone Herbicide on Basil. UC Weed Science Blog. August 4. https://ucanr.edu/blogs/blogcore/postdetail.cfm?postnum=30981. 

  • Wang, Zheng (2018). New Vegetable & Irrigation Advisor: all about me. The Stanislaus Farm News. 69:6, pg. 3 and 9. March 23.

  • Wang, Zheng (2018). News release on Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus. UC Cooperative Extension Stanislaus County News Release. 1. April 17. http://cestanislaus.ucanr.edu/news_102/Veg_Views/ 

  • Wang, Zheng (2018). UC Cooperative Extension-Stanislaus County: Vegetable Views. Summer 2018, Issue #1, pg. 1-5. May 30. http://cestanislaus.ucanr.edu/news_102/Veg_Views/ 

  • Wang, Zheng (2018). UC Cooperative Extension-Stanislaus County: Vegetable Views. Summer 2018, Issue #2, pg. 1-3. July 12. http://cestanislaus.ucanr.edu/news_102/Veg_Views/

  • Wang, Zheng (2018). UC Cooperative Extension-Stanislaus County: Vegetable Views. Summer 2018, Issue #3, pg. 1-5. September 12. http://cestanislaus.ucanr.edu/news_102/Veg_Views/ 

  • Wang, Zheng (2018). UC Cooperative Extension-Stanislaus County: Vegetable Views. Spring 2018, pg. 1-3. April 23. http://cestanislaus.ucanr.edu/news_102/Veg_Views/ 

  • Wang, Zheng; Laudick, Julie; Kleinhenz, Matthew (2017). Microbe-containing crop biostimulants in grower toolboxes. Tilth Producers Quarterly Journal. Summer-2017 Edition.

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