Mohammad Pessarakli

Research Professor - The School of Plant Sciences, Adjunct Faculty, Honors College, U of A
Karsten Turfgrass Research Facility & Forbes Bldg., Room 309A
pessarak@email.arizona.edu
(520) 321-7786 / (520) 321-7786 (Lab)
Website

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. (1981), Soil Fertility & Plant Nutrition (Major), Agronomy & Plant Genetics (Minor), The University of Arizona
  • M.S. (with distiction) (1978), Soil Management & Crop Production, Arizona State University
  • B.S. (1977), Environmental Resources in Agriculture, Arizona State University
  • A.A. (1973), Forest Management, College of Forest & Range Management, Gorgan, Iran, and completed 3 years of the B.S., Agricultural Engineering College of Sari, Iran (transferred the completed credit hours to Arizona State University).

Research Interests

  • Stress Physiology, Environmental Interactions
  • Soil fertility & Plant nutrition, optimum nutrient requirements of plants/turfgrasses under environmental stress conditions

Selected Publications

  • Pessarakli, Mohammad. 2015. Using Bermudagrass (Cynodon dactylon L.) In Urban Desert Landscaping and as a Forage Crop for Sustainable Agriculture in Arid Regions and Combating Desertification. International Journal of Water Resources and Arid Environments 4(1): 08-14. ISSN 2079-7079 http://www.psipw.org/attachments/article/365/08-14.pdf
  • Pessarakli, Mohammad. 2015. Effects of a Bio-Stimulant and Salinity Stress on Growth and Quality of Ryegrass (Lolium prenne L.), an Urban Desert Landscape and Forage Crop, for Sustainable Agriculture in Arid Regions. International Journal of Water Resources and Arid Environments 4(2): 94-104. ISSN 2079-7079 http://www.psipw.org/attachments/article/375/1e.pdf
  • Pessarakli, Mohammad, Haghighi, Maryam, and Atena Sheibanirad. 2015. Plant Responses under Environmental Stress Conditions. Advances in Plants & Agriculture Research Journal, 2 (6): 00073. DOI: 10.15406/apar.2015.02.00073 http://medcraveonline.com/APAR/APAR-02-00073.pdf
  • Lotfi, Ramin, Mohammad Pessarakli, Puriya Gharavi-Kouchebagh, and Hossein Khoshvaghti. 2015. Physiological responses of Brassica napus to fulvic acid under water stress: chlorophyll a fluorescence and antioxidant enzymes activity. The Crop Journal, 3 (5): 434-439. DOI: 10.1016/j.cj.2015.05.006 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cj.2015.05.006 or http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214514115000744
  • Ashrafi, Ensyie, Jamshid Razmjoo, Morteza Zahedi, and Mohammad Pessarakli. 2015. Screening Alfalfa for Salt Tolerance Based on Lipid Peroxidation and Antioxidant Enzymes. Agronomy Journal, 107 (1): 167–173, DOI:10.2134/agronj14.0248. https://www.agronomy.org/publications/aj/articles/107/1/167 file:///C:/Users/mohammed/Downloads/aj-107-1-167%20(2).pdf
  • Ghanbari, Ali Akbar, Seyyed Hassan Mousavi, and Mohammad Pessarakli. 2015. Accumulation of Reserve Compounds in Common Bean Seeds under Drought Stress. Journal of Plant Nutrition, 38 (4): 609–623, DOI: 10.1080/01904167.2014.934479. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01904167.2014.934479 http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/01904167.2014.934479
  • Sadughi, Mehdi, Hossein Sharifan, and Mohammad Pessarakli. 2015. Effects of the Caspian Sea Water on Sugar Beet Seed Germination. Journal of Plant Nutrition, 38: 1685–1693. DOI: 10.1080/01904167.2015.1042164. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/01904167.2015.1042164 or http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01904167.2015.1042164
  • Haghighi, Maryam, Ping Fang, and Mohammad Pessarakli. 2015. Effects of Ammonium Nitrate and Monosodium Glutamate in Wastewater on the Growth, Antioxidant Activity, and Nitrogen Assimilation of Lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.). Journal of Plant Nutrition. 38:2217–2229. DOI: 10.1080/01904167.2015.1009102 http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/01904167.2015.1009102 http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01904167.2015.1009102
  • Amiri Khah, Rahim, Nematollah Eetemadi, Ali Nikbakht, and Mohammad Pessarakli. 2015. Sequential Trinexapac-Ethyl Applications and Traffic on Growth of Perennial Ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.). Korean Journal of Horticultural Science & Technology, 33 (3): 340-348. DOI: 10.7235/hort.2015.14175 http://koreascience.or.kr/article/ArticleFullRecord.jsp?cn=OOHHBV_2015_v33n3_340
  • Pazuki, Arman, Jafar Asghari, Mohammad Mehdi Sohani, Mohammad Pessarakli, and Fatemeh Aflaki. 2015. Effects of some organic nitrogen sources and antibiotics on callus growth of Indica rice cultivars. Journal of Plant Nutrition, 38 (8):1231–1240. DOI: 10.1080/01904167.2014.983118 http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01904167.2014.983118
  • Etemadi, Nematollah, Mohamad-Hossein Sheikh-Mohamadi, Ali Nikbakht, Mohammad Reza Sabzalian, and Mohammad Pessarakli. 2015. Influence of Trinexapac-ethyl in Improving Drought Resistance of Wheatgrass and Tall Fescue. Acta Physiologiae Plantarum, 37(53:1–17. DOI 10.1007/s11738-015-1799-6 http://download.springer.com/static/pdf/974/art%253A10.1007%252Fs11738-015-1799-6.pdf?auth66=1426530927_0728c96fb5fd69a57947400b4b484bad&ext=.pdf
  • Ghilishli, Fatemeh, Seydeh Zohreh Mirdeilami, Ezatollah Moradi, and Mohammad Pessarakli. 2015. Capability of Species Diversity Index in the Alpha and Beta Levels for Diagnosis of Plant Communities. International Journal of Agriculture and Biosciences (IJAB), 4(2): 78-82. http://www.ijagbio.com/pdf-files/volume-4-no-2-2015/78-82.pdf
  • Saed-Moucheshi, Armin, Hojat Hasheminasab, Zahed Khaledian, and Mohammad Pessarakli. 2015. Exploring Morpho-Physiological Relationships among Drought Resistance Related Traits in Wheat Genotypes Using Multivariate Techniques. Journal of Plant Nutrition, 38:2077–2095. DOI: 10.1080/01904167.2015.1009099. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/01904167.2015.1009099 or http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01904167.2015.1009099
  • Akhzari, Davoud, Mohammad Pessarakli, and Samaneh Eftekhari Ahandani. 2015. Effects of Grazing Intensity on Soil and Vegetation Properties in a Mediterranean Rangeland. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis Journal, 46: 2798–2806. DOI: 10.1080/00103624.2015.1089272 http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/00103624.2015.1089272 http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00103624.2015.1089272
  • Akhzari, Davoud, Mohammad Pessarakli, Farnaz Mahmoodi, and Behnoush Farokhzadeh. 2015. Effects of Grazing and Fire on Soil and Vegetation Properties in a Semi-Arid Rangeland. Journal of Ecopersia, 3(1): 901-916. file:///C:/Users/mohammed/Downloads/ECOPERSIA131151435692600.pdf
  • Pessarakli, M. (Ed.). 2014. Handbook of Plant and Crop Physiology, 3rd Edition, Revised and Expanded. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Publishing Group, Florida, 1080p.
  • Pessarakli, M. 2014. Physiological Responses of Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) To Salt Stress. In: Handbook of Plant and Crop Physiology, 3rd Edition, Revised and Expanded (M. Pessarakli, Ed.) pp. 635-654, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Publishing Group, Florida.
  • Pessarakli, Mohammad. 2014. Effects of a Bio-Stimulant and Salinity Stress on Growth and Quality of Ryegrass (Lolium prenne L.), an Urban Desert Landscape and Forage Crop, for Sustainable Agriculture in Arid Regions. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Water Resources and Arid Environments (ICWRAE 6), Vol. 1, pp. 227-234, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  • Pessarakli, Mohammad. 2014. Using Bermudagrass (Cynodon dactylon L.) in Urban Desert Landscaping and as a Forage Crop for Sustainable Agriculture in Arid Regions and Combating Desertification. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Water Resources and Arid Environments (ICWRAE 6), Vol. 1, pp. 242-248, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  • Pessarakli, Mohammad and Dennis E. McMillan. 2014. Seashore Paspalum, a High Salinity Stress Tolerant Halophytic Plant Species for Sustainable Agriculture in Desert Regions and Combating Desertification. International Journal of Water Resources and Arid Environments, 3(1): 35-42.
  • Pessarakli, Mohammad. 2014. Saltgrass, a True Halophytic Plant Species for Sustainable Agriculture in Desert Regions. Research on Crop Ecophysiology, 9/1(1): 1-11.
  • Nikbakht, Ali and Mohammad Pessarakli. 2014. New Approaches to Turfgrass Nutrition: Humic Substances and Mycorrhizal Inoculation. In: Handbook of Plant and Crop Physiology, 3rd Edition, Revised and Expanded (M. Pessarakli, Ed.), 913-925, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Publishing Group, Florida.
  • Dubey, R.S., R.K. Srivastava, and M. Pessarakli. 2014. Physiological Mechanisms of Nitrogen Absorption and Assimilation in Plants under Stressful Conditions. In: Handbook of Plant and Crop Physiology, 3rd Edition, Revised and Expanded (M. Pessarakli, Ed.), pp. 453-485, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Publishing Group, Florida.
  • Sharma, P., A.B. Jha, R.S. Dubey, and M. Pessarakli. 2014. Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) Generation, Hazards and Defense Mechanisms in Plants under Environmental (Abiotic and Biotic) Stress Conditions. In: Handbook of Plant and Crop Physiology, 3rd Edition, Revised and Expanded (M. Pessarakli, Ed.), pp. 509-547, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, Florida.
  • Nikbakht, Ali, Mohammad Pessarakli, Naghmeh Daneshvar-Hakimi-Maibodi, and Mohsen Kafi. 2014. Perennial Ryegrass Growth Responses to Mycorrhizal Infection and Humic Acid Treatments. Agronomy Journal. 106 (2): 585-595.
  • Ashrafi, Ensyie, Jamshid Razmjoo, Morteza Zahedi, and Mohammad Pessarakli. 2014. Selecting Alfalfa Cultivars for Salt Tolerance Based on Some Physiochemical Traits. Agronomy Journal, 106 (5): 1758–1764, DOI:10.2134/agronj13.0569.
  • Kadkhodaie, Azam, Jamshid Razmjoo, Morteza Zahedi, and Mohammad Pessarakli. 2014. Selecting Sesame Genotypes (Sesamum indicum L.) for Drought Tolerance Based on Some Physiochemical Traits. Agronomy Journal, 106 (1): 111-118. doi:10.2134/agronj2013.0260; Published online 8 Oct. 2013.
  • Kadkhodaie, Azam, Jamshid Razmjoo, Morteza Zahedi, and Mohammad Pessarakli. 2014. Oil Content and Composition of Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) Genotypes as Affected by Irrigation Regimes. American Journal of Oil Chemists Society, 91(10): 1737–1744, DOI: 10.1007/s11746-014-2524-0.
  • Kadkhodaie, Azam, Morteza Zahedi, Jamshid Razmjoo, and Mohammad Pessarakli. 2014. Changes in some anti-oxidative enzymes and physiological indices among sesame genotypes (Sesamum indicum L.) in response to soil water deficits under field conditions. Acta Physiologiae Plantarum, 36 (1):641–650. DOI 10.1007/s11738-013-1442-3.
  • Sanchez, Paul L., Mei-Kuang Chen, Mohammad Pessarakli, Hank J. Hill, Michael A. Gore, and Matthew A. Jenks. 2014. Effects of temperature and salinity on germination of non-pelleted and pelleted Guayule (Parthenium argentatum A. Gray) seeds. Journal of Industrial Crops and Products, 55:90-96.
  • Dehghani Bidgoli, R., M. Pessarakli, A.H. Ebrahimabadi, and G.A. Heshmati. 2014. Relationship between grazing intensity and qualitative and quantitative changes in Artemisia sieberi besser essential oil compounds in Kashan province of Iran. Journal of Plant Nutrition, 37:1690–1701. DOI: DOI: 10.1080/01904167.2014.907423
  • Saed-Moucheshi, Armin, Avat Shekoofa, and Mohammad Pessarakli. 2014. Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) generation and detoxifying in plants. Journal of Plant Nutrition, 37:1573–1585. DOI: 10.1080/01904167.2013.868483.
  • Dehghani Bidgoli, R., G.A. Heshmati, and M. Pessarakli. 2014. Influence of Extraction Method and Solvent on Antioxidant Properties of Extracts of Artemisia aucheri Plant from Kashan Province of Iran. Journal of Plant Nutrition, 37:1424–1432. DOI: 10.1080/01904167.2013.868485
  • Ansar Shourije, Fatemeh, Hossein Sadeghi, and Mohammad Pessarakli. 2014. Effects of Different Types of Composts on Soil Characteristics and Morphological Traits of Two Dry Rangeland Species. Journal of Plant Nutrition, 37:1965–1980, DOI: 10.1080/01904167.2014.911323.
  • Mirdeilami, Seyedeh Zohreh, Gholamali Heshmati, and Mohammad Pessarakli. 2014. The Function of Plant Patches and Woodland Ecosystem in Utilized and Un-utilized Sites (Case Study: Forest Region of Aloostan, Golestan Province). Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis Journal, 45:2447–2456 45, DOI: 10.1080/00103624.2014.923438.
  • Saed-Moocheshi, A., A. Shekoofa, H. Sadeghi, and M. Pessarakli. 2014. Drought and Salt Stress Mitigation by Seed Priming with KNO3 and Urea in Various Maize Hybrids: An Experimental Approach Based on Enhancing Antioxidant Responses. Journal of Plant Nutrition, 37:674–689. DOI: 10.1080/01904167.2013.868477.
  • Haghighi, Maryam, Ali Nikbakht, Yi Ping Xia, and Mohammad Pessarakli. 2014. Influence of Adding Humic Acid in Diluted Nutrient Solution on Growth, Nutrient Efficiency, and Postharvest Attributes of Gerbera. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis Journal, 45:177–188. DOI: 10.1080/00103624.2013.848885.
  • Izadi, M.H., J. Rabbani, Y. Emam, M. Pessarakli, and A. Tahmasebi. 2014. Effects of Salinity Stress on Physiological Performance of Various Wheat and Barley Cultivars. Journal of Plant Nutrition, 37:520–531. DOI: 10.1080/01904167.2013.867980.
  • Haghighi, Maryam, Afshan Afsharikia, Maryam Mozafariyan, Mohammad Pessarakli, and Alireza Bolandnazar. 2014. Usage of Herbal (Thyme and Chicory) Waste as an Organic Substrate in Cucumber Production. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis Journal, 45:2607–2619. DOI: 10.1080/00103624.2014.912301
  • Chaparzadeh, Nader, Younes Aftabi, Meysam Dolati, Faramarz Mehrnejad, and Mohammad Pessarakli. 2014. Salinity tolerance ranking of various wheat landraces from west of Uremia Lake in Iran by using physiological parameters. Journal of Plant Nutrition, 37:1025–1039. DOI: 10.1080/01904167.2013.868481.
  • Akhzari, D., M. Pessarakli, K. Shayesteh, and M. Bashir Gonbad. 2014. Effect of Source Areas Anthropogenic Activities on Dust Storm Occurrences in the Western Parts of Iran. Environmental Resources Research Journal. 2 (2): 123-132. http://ijerr.gau.ac.ir/article_2210_147.htm or file:///C:/Users/mohammed/Downloads/IJERR22101404156600%20(2).pdf
  • Pessarakli, Mohammad and Kenneth B. Marcum. 2013. Distichlis Spicata – A Salt and Drought Tolerant Plant Species with Minimum Water Requirements for Sustainable Agriculture in Desert Regions and Biological Reclamation of Desert Saline Soils. In: Developments in Soil Salinity Assessment and Reclamation: Innovative Thinking and Use of Marginal Soil and Water Resources in Irrigated Agriculture (Faisal K. Taha, Shabbir A. Shahid, and Mahmoud A. Abdelfattah (Eds.), pp. 383-396, DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-5684-7_26, © Springer Science & Business Media Dordrecht 2013. International Center for Bio-saline Agriculture, Dubai, UAE.
  • Pessarakli, Mohammad and Dennis E. McMillan. 2013. Seashore Paspalum, a High Salinity Stress Tolerant Halophytic Plant Species for Sustainable Agriculture in Desert Regions and Combating Desertification. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Water Resources and Arid Environments (ICWRAE 5), Vol. 1, pp. 488-495, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  • Marcum, Kenneth B. and Mohammad Pessarakli. 2013. Relative Salinity Tolerance of 35 Lolium spp. Cultivars for Urban Landscape and Forage Use. In: Developments in Soil Salinity Assessment and Reclamation: Innovative Thinking and Use of Marginal Soil and Water Resources in Irrigated Agriculture (Faisal K. Taha, Shabbir A. Shahid, and Mahmoud A. Abdelfattah (Eds.), pp. 397-403, DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-5684-7_26, © Springer Science & Business Media Dordrecht 2013. International Center for Bio-saline Agriculture, Dubai, UAE.
  • Haghighi, Maryam and Mohammad Pessarakli. 2013. Influence of silicon and nano-silicon on salinity tolerance of cherry tomatoes (Lycopersicum esculentum Mill) at early growth stage. Scientia Horticulturae Journal, 161:111–117.
  • Saed-Moucheshi, Armin, Mohammad Pessarakli, and Bahram Heidari. 2013. Comparing Relationships among Yield and its Related Traits in Mycorrhizal and Nonmycorrhizal Inoculated Wheat Cultivars under Different Water Regimes Using Multivariate Statistics. International Journal of Agronomy, Volume 2013, Article ID 682781, 14 pages, doi:10.1155/2013/682781.
  • Dehghani Bidgoli, R., M. Pessarakli, G.A. Heshmati, and A. H. Ebrahimabadi. 2013. Effects of Topographic Factors of the Site on the Essential Oil Compounds of Artemisia aucheri Aerial Parts Grown in a Mountainous Region. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis Journal, 44:2618–2624. DOI:10.1080/00103624.2013.803570, pp1-17.
  • Dehghani Bidgoli, R., M. Pessarakli, G.A. Heshmati, H. Barani, and M. Saeedfar. 2013. Bioactive and Fragrant Constituents of Artemisia sieberi Besser Grown on Two Different Soil Types in Central Iran. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis Journal, 44:2713–2719. DOI: 10.1080/00103624.2013.811517.
  • Khosh Kholgh Sima, N.A., S. Tale Ahmad, and M. Pessarakli. 2013. Comparative study of different salts (Sodium Chloride, Sodium Sulfate, Potassium Chloride, and Potassium Sulfate) on growth of forage species. Journal of Plant Nutrition, 36(2):214-230.
  • Pirasteh Anosheh, H., Y. Emam, and M. Pessarakli. 2013. Changes in Endogenous Hormonal Status in Corn (Zea mays) Hybrids under Drought Stress. Journal of Plant Nutrition, 36:1695–1707.
  • Shekoofa, A., Y. Emam, and M. Pessarakli. 2013. Source-sink Manipulation Effects on Maize Kernel Quality. Journal of Plant Nutrition, 36:1401–1411.
  • Mazandarani, Masumeh, Seyedeh Zohreh Mirdeilami, and Mohammad Pessarakli. 2013. Essential oil composition and antibacterial activity of Achillea millefolium L. from different regions in Northeast of Iran. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research, 7(16):1063-1069.
  • Shekoofa, A., E. Bijanzadeh, Y. Emam, and M. Pessarakli. 2013. Effect of Salt Stress on Respiration of Various Wheat Lines/Cultivars at Early Growth Stages. Journal of Plant Nutrition, 36(2):243-250.
  • Saeidnejad, Amir Hossein, Mohammad Kafi, Hamid Reza Khazaei, and Mohammad Pessarakli. 2013. Effects of drought stress on quantitative and qualitative yield and antioxidative activity of Bunium persicum. Turkish Journal of Botany (TJB), 37:930-939. DOI:10.3906/bot-1301-2.
  • Dehghani Bidgoli, Reza, Abdolrasoul H. Ebrahimabadi, Gholam Ali Heshmati, and Mohammad Pessarakli. 2013. Antioxidant and Antimicrobial Activity Evaluation and Essential Oil Analysis of Artemisia aucheri sieberi Boiss. from Iran. Current Research in Chemistry, 5(1):1-10. DOI:10.3923/crc.2013.1.10.
  • Saedi, Kazem, Adel Sepehri, Hosein Gharedaghi, and Mohammad Pessarakli. 2013. Impact of Two Stocking Systems and Phenology on Water-Soluble Carbohydrates Reserves of Rangeland Species in Western Iran. World Applied Sciences Journal, 27(10):1288-1296. DOI: 10.5829/ idosi.wasj.2013.27.10.927
  • Saed-Moucheshi, A., B. Heidari, M. Zarei, Y. Emam, and M. Pessarakli. 2013. Changes in Antioxidant Enzymes Activity and Physiological Traits of Wheat Cultivars in Response to Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Symbiosis in Different Water Regimes. Iran Agricultural Research, 31(2):35-50. doi:10.1155/2013/682781.
  • Pessarakli, M. and Reza Dehghani Bidgoli. 2012. Interactive effects of encapsalt bio-stimulant and salinity stress on growth and quality of ryegrass (Lolium prenne L.). Journal of Food, Agriculture, and Environment (JFAE), Vol. 10(3&4):1041-1047.
  • Pessarakli, Mohammad, M.A. Harivandi, David M. Kopec, and Dennis T. Ray. 2012. Growth Responses and Nitrogen Uptake by Saltgrass (Distichlis spicata L.), a Halophytic Plant Species, under Salt Stress, Using the 15N Technique. International Journal of Agronomy, Volume 2012, Article ID 896971, 9 pages, doi:10.1155/2012/896971.
  • Dehghani Bidgoli, R., M. Pessarakli, and G.A. Heshmati. 2012. Comparison of essential oils in aerial parts of Artemisia sieberi from Kashan province of Iran. Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology A, 2:392-396.
  • Dehghani Bidgoli, R., M. Pessarakli, G.A. Heshmati, and M. Yousefi Najafabadi. 2012. Comparing ecological functions of eastern and southern slopes of a rangeland ecosystem in Chaharbagh region, Golestan province, Iran. Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering B1(3):403-409.
  • Heidari, Bahram, Mohammad Pessarakli, Ali Dadkhodaei, and Negar Daneshnia. 2012. Reactive Oxygen Species-Mediated Functions in Plants under Environmental Stresses. Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology, USA, 2(2):159-168.
  • Saeidnejad, Amir Hossein, Mohammad Kafi, and Mohammad Pessarakli. 2012. Evaluation of cardinal temperatures and germination responses of four ecotypes of Bunium persicum under different thermal conditions. International Journal of Agriculture and Crop Sciences (IJACS), 2012(4-17):1266-1271.
  • Shekoofa, A., Y. Emam, and M. Pessarakli. 2012. Effect of partial defoliation after silking stage on yield components of three grain maize hybrids under semi-arid conditions. Journal of Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science, 58(7):777-788.
  • Aflaki Manjili, F., M. Sedghi, and M. Pessarakli. 2012. Effects of Phytohormones on Proline Content and Antioxidant Enzymes of Various Wheat Cultivars under Salinity Stress. Journal of Plant Nutrition, Vol. 35:1098-1111.
  • Ghasemi, A., M.M. Ghasemi, and M. Pessarakli. 2012. Yield and yield components of various grain sorghum cultivars grown in an arid region. Journal of Food, Agriculture, and Environment (JFAE), Vol. 10(1): 455-458.
  • Sepehry, Adel, Davoud Akhzari, Mohammad Pessarakli, and Hossein Barani. 2012. Studying the Effects of Salinity, Aridity and Grazing Stress on the Growth of Various Halophytic Plant Species (Agropyron elongatum, Kochia prostrata and Puccinellia distans). World Applied Sciences Journal, 17 (10): 1278-1286.
  • Akhzari, Davoud, Adel Sepehry, Mohammad Pessarakli, and Hossein Barani. 2012. Studying the Effects of Salinity Stress on the Growth of Various Halophytic Plant Species (Agropyron elongatum, Kochia prostrata and Puccinellia distans). World Applied Sciences Journal, 16 (7): 998-1003.
  • Sharma, Pallavi, Ambuj Bhushan Jha, Rama Shanker Dubey, and Mohammad Pessarakli. 2012. Reactive Oxygen Species, Oxidative Damage and Antioxidative Defense Mechanism in Plants under Stressful Conditions. Focus Issue on Reactive Oxygen Species in Plants (Invited paper), Journal of Botany, Volume 2012, Article ID 217037, 26 pages, doi:10.1155/2012/217037.
  • Khoshkholgh Sima, N.A., S. Tale Ahmad, R.A. Alitabar, A. Mottaghi, and M. Pessarakli. 2012. Interactive Effects of Salinity and Phosphorus Nutrition on Physiological Responses of Two Barley Species. Journal of Plant Nutrition, Vol. 35:1411-1428.
  • Emam, Y., A. Shekoofa, F. Salehi, A.H. Jalali, and M. Pessarakli. 2012. Drought Stress Effects on Two Common Bean Cultivars with Various Growth Habits. Journal of Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science, 58(5):527-534.
  • Shobbar, M.S., O. Azhari, Z.S. Shobbar, V. Niknam, H. Askari, M. Pessarakli, and H. Ebrahimzadeh. 2012. Comparative Analysis of Some Physiological Responses of Rice Seedlings to Cold, Salt and Drought Stresses. Journal of Plant Nutrition, Vol. 35:1037-1052.
  • Pessarakli, Mohammad. 2011. Saltgrass, a High Salt and Drought Tolerant Species for Sustainable Agriculture in Desert Regions. International Journal of Water Resources and Arid Environments (ISSN: 2079-7079), Vol. 1(1):55-64.
  • Pessarakli, Mohammad. 2011. Remembering the Wildfires in the United States of America in the Year 2010, A Disaster Year. Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Wildfire Control and Management in Natural Resources Forest and Rangelands, Vol. 1, 1-14, Gorgan, Iran.
  • Pessarakli, Mohammad, David M. Kopec, and Dennis T. Ray. 2011. Growth Responses of Various Saltgrass (Distichlis spicata) Clones Under Salt Stress Conditions. Journal of Food, Agriculture, and Environment (JFAE), Vol. 9(3&4):660-664.
  • Pessarakli, Mohammad and David M. Kopec. 2011. Responses of Various Saltgrass (Distichlis spicata) Clones to Drought Stress at Different Mowing Heights. Journal of Food, Agriculture, and Environment (JFAE), Vol. 9(3&4):665-668.
  • Pessarakli, Mohammad and Hayat Touchane. 2011. Biological Technique in Combating Desertification Processes Using a True Halophytic Plant. International Journal of Water Resources and Arid Environments (ISSN: 2079-7079), Vol. 1(5):.....-........ (in press).
  • Pessarakli, Mohammad, Marcum, Kenneth B., and Yahya Emam. 2011. Relative drought tolerance of various desert saltgrass (Distichlis spicata) genotypes. Journal of Food, Agriculture, and Environment (JFAE), Vol. 9(1):474-478.
  • Heshmati, G.A. and M. Pessarakli. 2011. Threshold Model in Studies of Ecological Recovery in Bermudagrass (Cynodon dactylon L.) under Nutrient Stress Conditions. Journal of Plant Nutrition, Vol. 34(14):2183-2192.
  • Jahantigh, M. and M. Pessarakli. 2011. Causes and Effects of Gully Erosion on Agricultural Lands and the Environment. Communications in Soil Science & Plant Analysis Journal, Vol. 42:2250–2255.
  • Shekoofa, A., Y. Emam, and M. Pessarakli. 2011. Effect of partial defoliation after silking stage on yield components of three grain maize hybrids under semi-arid conditions. Journal of Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science, 3:1-12. (iFirst article)
  • Pahlavan-Rad, M.R., S.A.R. Movahedi-Naeini, and M. Pessarakli. 2011. Nutrient Uptake, Soil and Plant Nutrient Contents, Yield, and Yield Components of Wheat Plants under Different Planting Systems and Various Irrigation Frequencies. Journal of Plant Nutrition, Vol. 34 (8):1133-1143.
  • Askarizadeh, D., G.A. Heshmati, M. Pessarakli, and M.H. Jouri. 2011. Survey of Evaluation Techniques for Studying Rangelands Grass Species Nutritious Values. Journal of Plant Nutrition, Vol. 34(14):2172-2182.
  • Emam, Y., A. Ahmadi, and M. Pessarakli. 2011. Effects of Various Management Techniques of Soil Plant Residue Incorporations and Different Nitrogen Rates on Yield and Yield Components of Rain-fed Wheat (cv. Augusta) under Fars Province Condition. Iranian Field Crop Science Journal, 41(4):841-850.
  • Emam, Y., A. Shekoofa, F. Salehi, A.H. Jalali, and M. Pessarakli. 2011. Drought Stress Effects on Two Common Bean Cultivars with Various Growth Habits. Journal of Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science, 2:1-8. (iFirst article)
  • Pessarakli, M. (Ed.). 2010. Handbook of Plant and Crop Stress, 3rd Edition, Revised and Expanded, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Publishing Company, Florida, 1215p.
  • Pessarakli, M. 2010. Response of Green Beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) in Terms of Dry Matter Production, Nitrogen Uptake, and Water Absorption under Salt Stress Conditions. In: Handbook of Plant and Crop Stress, 3rd Edition, Revised and Expanded (M. Pessarakli, Ed.), pp. 879-897, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Publishing Group, Florida.
  • Pessarakli, M. and I. Szabolcs, 2010. Soil Salinity and Sodicity as Particular Plant/Crop Stress Factors. In: Handbook of Plant and Crop Stress, 3rd Edition, Revised and Expanded (M. Pessarakli, Ed.), pp. 3-21, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Publishing Group, Florida.
  • Pessarakli, Mohammad and Hayat Touchane. 2010. Biological Technique in Combating Desertification Processes Using a True Halophytic Plant. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Water Resources and Arid Environments (ICWRAE 4), Vol. 1, pp. 545-550, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  • Pessarakli, Mohammad. 2010. Saltgrass, a High Salt and Drought Tolerant Species for Sustainable Agriculture in Desert Regions. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Water Resources and Arid Environments (ICWRAE 4), Vol. 1, pp. 551-561, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  • Marcum, Kenneth B. and Mohammad Pessarakli. 2010. Salinity Tolerance of Ryegrass Turf Cultivars. HortScience, 45:1882-1884.
  • Jahantigh, M. and M. Pessarakli. 2010. Comparison of Wind Erosion on Various Agricultural Lands. Communications in Soil Science & Plant Analysis Journal, Vol. 41:2122-2129.
  • Heydari, Asghar and Mohammad Pessarakli. 2010. A Review on Biological Control of Fungal Plant Pathogens Using Microbial Antagonists. Journal of Biological Sciences, 10(4):273-290.
  • Pahlavan-Rad, M.R., S.A.R. Movahedi-Naeini, and M. Pessarakli. 2010. Responses of Wheat Plants in Terms of Soil Water Content, Bulk Density, Salinity, and Root Growth under Different Planting Systems and Various Irrigation Frequencies. Journal of Plant Nutrition, Vol. 33 (6):874-888.
  • Azizpour, K., M.R. Shakiba, N.A. Khosh Kholg Sima, H. Alyari, M. Mogaddam, E. Esfandiari, and M. Pessarakli. 2010. Physiological Response of Spring Durum Wheat Genotypes to Salinity. Journal of Plant Nutrition, Vol. 33 (6):859-873.
  • Ahmadi, A., Y. Emam, and M. Pessarakli. 2010. Biochemical changes in maize seedlings exposed to drought stress conditions at different nitrogen levels. Journal of Plant Nutrition, Vol. 33(4):541-556.
  • Pessarakli, Mohammad and David M. Kopec. 2010. Growth Responses and Nitrogen Uptake of Saltgrass (Distichlis spicata L.), a True Halophyte, under Salinity Stress Conditions using 15N Technique. Proceedings of the International Conference on Management of Soils and Ground Water Salinization in Arid Regions, Vol. 2, 1-11, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman.
  • Pessarakli, Mohammad and Kenneth B. Marcum. 2010. Distichlis spicata – A Salt and Drought Tolerant Plant Species with Minimum Water Requirements for Sustainable Agriculture in Desert Regions and Biological Reclamation of Desert Saline Soils. Proceedings of the International Conference on Soil Classification and Reclamation of Degraded Lands in Arid Environments and Launching of Abu Dhabi Soil Survey Report, Vol. 1, 1-11, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
  • Marcum, Kenneth B. and Mohammad Pessarakli. 2010. Relative Salinity Tolerance of 35 Lolium spp. Cultivars for Urban Landscape and Forage Use. Proceedings of the International Conference on Soil Classification and Reclamation of Degraded Lands in Arid Environments and Launching of Abu Dhabi Soil Survey Report, Vol. 1, 1-11, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
  • Kopec, D.M., J. Gilbert, and M. Pessarakli. 2010. Best Management Practices for Overseed Fairway Height Seashore Paspalum. Cactus Clippings Magazine, Golf Course Superintendents Association of Arizona (GCSAA), January-February 2010 Issue (1):23.
  • Pessarakli, M. and D.M. Kopec. 2009. Screening Various Ryegrass Cultivars for Salt Stress Tolerance. Journal of Food, Agriculture, and Environment (JFAE), Vol. 7(3&4):739-243.
  • Jahantigh, M. and M. Pessarakli. 2009. Forage Production Response of Artemisia herba alba to Variation in Rainfall and Various Soil Conditions in Arid Regions. Journal of Food, Agriculture, and Environment (JFAE), Vol. 7(3&4):717-722.
  • Asadi-kavan, Z., Ghorbanli, M., Pessarakli, M., and A. Sateei. 2009. Effect of Polyethylene Glycol and its Interaction with Ascorbate on Seed Germination Index in Pimpinella anisum L. Journal of Food, Agriculture, and Environment (JFAE), Vol. 7(3&4):662-666.
  • Jahantigh, M. and M. Pessarakli. 2009. Utilization of Contour Furrow and Pitting Techniques on Desert Rangelands: Evaluation of Runoff, Sediment, Soil Water Content, and Vegetation Cover. Journal of Food, Agriculture, and Environment (JFAE), Vol. 7(2):736-739.
  • Pahlavan-Rad, M.R. and M. Pessarakli. 2009. Response of wheat plants to zinc, iron, and manganese applications, and uptake and concentration of Zn, Fe, and Mn in wheat grains. Communications in Soil Science & Plant Analysis Journal, Vol. 40:1322-1332.
  • Ahmadi, A., Y. Emam, and M. Pessarakli. 2009. Response of Various Cultivars of Wheat and Maize to Salinity Stress. Journal of Food, Agriculture, and Environment (JFAE), Vol. 7(1):123-128.
  • Khosh-Kholgh-Sima, N.A., H. Askari, H. Hadavand Mirzaei, and M. Pessarakli. 2009. Genotype-Dependent Differential Responses of Three Forage Species to Ca Supplement in Saline Conditions. Journal of Plant Nutrition, Vol. 32(4):579-597.
  • Pessarakli, Mohammad and David Kopec. 2009. Salinity Tolerance of Turfgrasses. Cactus Clippings Magazine, Golf Course Superintendents Association of Arizona (GCSAA), September-October 2009 Issue (5):17-18.
  • Kopec, D.M., T. Cloninger, J. Gilbert, P. Brown, and M. Pessarakli. 2009. The Big Chill Bermudagrass Color Retention in the Fall. Cactus Clippings Magazine, Golf Course Superintendents Association of Arizona (GCSAA), May-June 2009 Issue (3):27-29.
  • Pessarakli, M. and D.M. Kopec. 2008. Establishment of Three Warm-Season Grasses under Salinity Stress. Acta HortScience, ISHS, Vol. 783:29-37.
  • Pessarakli, M. and D.M. Kopec. 2008. Competitive Growth Responses of Three Cool-Season Grasses to Salinity and Drought Stresses. Acta HortScience, ISHS, Vol. 783:169-174.
  • Pessarakli, M. and D.M. Kopec. 2008. Growth Response of Various Saltgrass (Distichlis spicata) Clones to Combined Effects of Drought and Mowing Heights. USGA Turfgrass and Environmental Research Online, January 1, 2008, 7(1):1-4. http://turf.lib.msu.edu/tero/v02/n14.pdf
  • Pessarakli, M. N. Gessler, and D.M. Kopec. 2008. Growth Responses of Saltgrass (Distichlis spicata) Under Sodium Chloride (NaCl) Salinity Stress. USGA Turfgrass and Environmental Research Online, October 15, 2008, 7(20):1-7. http://turf.lib.msu.edu/tero/v02/n14.pdf
  • Kopec, D.M., J. Gilbert, M. Pessarakli, S. Nolan, and W.N. Henry. 2008. “2007-2008” Fairway Bermudagrass Overseed Trials. Cactus Clippings Magazine, Golf Course Superintendents Association of Arizona (GCSAA), September-October 2008 Issue (5):23-27.
  • Pessarakli, M. (Ed.). 2007. Handbook of Turfgrass Management and Physiology, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Publishing Company, Florida, 690p.
  • Pessarakli, M. 2007. Growth Responses of Bermudagrass to Various Levels of Nutrients in Culture Medium. In: Handbook of Turfgrass Management and Physiology (M. Pessarakli, Ed.), pp. 57-63, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Publishing Group, Florida.
  • Pessarakli, M. 2007. Saltgrass (Distichlis spicata), a Potential Future Turfgrass Species with Minimum Maintenance/Management Cultural Practices. In: Handbook of Turfgrass Management and Physiology (M. Pessarakli, Ed.), pp. 603-615, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Publishing Group, Florida.
  • Liu, H., C.M. Baldwin, H. Luo, and M. Pessarakli. 2007. Enhancing Turfgrass Nitrogen Use under Stresses. In: Handbook of Turfgrass Management and Physiology (M. Pessarakli, Ed.), pp. 555-599, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Publishing Company, Florida.
  • Kopec, D.M., J. Gilbert, and M. Pessarakli. 2007. A Day in the Life, “A look at what it takes to do field research”. Cactus Clippings Magazine, Arizona Golf Course Superintendents Association (AGCSA), January-February 2007 Issue (1):23-29.
  • Kopec, D.M., J. Gilbert, S. Nolan, and M. Pessarakli. 2007. “2006-2007” Fairway Overseeding Trials. Cactus Clippings Magazine, Golf Course Superintendents Association of Arizona (GCSAA), September-October 2007 Issue (5):29-31.
  • Kopec, D.M., J.L. Walworth, J.J. Gilbert, G.M. Sower, and M. Pessarakli. 2007. “SeaIsle 2000” Paspalum Putting Surface Response to Mowing Height and Nitrogen Fertilizer. Agronomy Journal, 99(1):133-140.
  • Pessarakli, M. 2006. Growth Responses and Nitrogen-15 Uptake of Tomatoes under Salt Stress. In: Vegetables: Growing Environment and Mineral Nutrition (Ramdane Dris, Ed.). pp. 80-89, WFL Publisher, Helsinki, Finland.
  • Pessarakli, M. and Hayat Touchane. 2006. Growth Responses of Bermudagrass and Seashore Paspalum under Various Levels of Sodium Chloride Stress. Journal of Food, Agriculture, and Environment (JFAE) Vol. 4(3&4):240-243.
  • Pessarakli, M., K.B. Marcum, and D.M. Kopec. 2006. Interactive Effects of Salinity and Primo on the Growth of Kentucky Bluegrass. Journal of Agriculture, Food, and Environment (JAFE), Vol. 4(1):325-327.
  • Marcum, K.B. and M. Pessarakli. 2006. Salinity Tolerance and Salt Gland Excretion Activity of Bermudagrass Turf Cultivars. Crop Sci. Soc. Amer. J., 46(6):2571-2574.
  • Kopec, D.M., J.J. Gilbert, and M. Pessarakli. 2006. Performance of overseeded seashore paspalum greens. Golf Course Management Magazine, Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA), January 2006 Issue (1):139-142.
  • Rezaei, H., N. A. Khosh Kholgh Sima, M. J. Malakouti, and M. Pessarakli. 2006. Salt Tolerance of Canola in Relation to Accumulation and Xylem Transportation of Cations. Journal of Plant Nutrition, 29(11):1903 -1917.
  • Kopec, D.M., Stephen Nolan, P.W. Brown, and M. Pessarakli. 2006. Water and Turfgrass in the Arid Southwest: Water Use Rates of Tifway 419 Bermudagrass, SeaIsle 1, Seashore Paspalum, and Inland Saltgrass. United States Golf Association (USGA) Green Section Record, A Publication of Turfgrass Management, November-December 2006 Issue (6):12-14.
  • Pessarakli, M. (Ed.). 2005. Handbook of Photosynthesis, 2nd Edition, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Publishing Company, Florida, 928p.
  • Pessarakli, M. 2005. Supergrass: Drought-tolerant turf might be adaptable for golf course use. Golfweek’s SuperNews Magazine, November 16, 2005, p 21 and cover page. http://www.supernewsmag.com/news/golfweek/supernews/20051116/p21.asp?st=p21_s1.htm
  • Pessarakli, M. 2005. Gardener’s delight: Low-maintenance grass. Tucson Citizen, Arizona, Newspaper Article, September 15, 2005, Tucson, AZ, U.S.A. Gardener's delight: Low-maintenance grass http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/
  • Pessarakli, M. K.B. Marcum, and D.M. Kopec. 2005. Growth Responses and Nitrogen-15 Absorption of Desert Saltgrass (Distichlis spicata) to Salinity Stress. Journal of Plant Nutrition 28(8):1441-1452.
  • Pessarakli, M. and D.M. Kopec. 2005. Responses of Twelve Inland Saltgrass Accessions to Salt Stress. USGA Turfgrass and Environmental Research Online 4(20):1-5. http://turf.lib.msu.edu/tero/v02/n14.pdf
  • Marcum, K.B., M. Pessarakli, and D.M. Kopec. 2005. Relative salinity tolerance of 21 turf-type desert saltgrasses compared to bermudagrass. HortScience 40(3):827-829.
  • Kopec, D.M., J.J. Gilbert, J.H. Walworth, M. Pessarakli, D. Kerr, and J. Spence. 2005. Effects of surface cultural practices on Sea Isle 2000 greens. Golf Course Management Magazine, Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA), December 2005 Issue (12):81-84.
  • Kopec, D.M., J.H. Walworth, J.J. Gilbert, G.M. Sower, and M. Pessarakli. 2005. Ball roll distance of Sea Isle 2000 paspalum in response to mowing height and nitrogen fertility. USGA Turfgrass and Environmental Research Online, April 1, 4(7):1-6. http://turf.lib.msu.edu/tero/v02/n14.pdf
  • Kopec, D.M., J.H. Walworth, J.J. Gilbert, G.M. Sower, and M. Pessarakli. 2005. Sea Isle 2000 on desert greens: Mowing height and nitrogen fertility. Golf Course Management Magazine, Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA), November 2005 Issue (11):84-87.
  • Pessarakli, and D.M. Kopec. 2004. Growth Responses of Bermudagrass and Seashore Paspalum to Different Levels of FerroGrow, Multinutrient fertilizer. Journal of Food, Agriculture, and Environment (JFAE), Vol. 2(3& 4):284-286.
  • Pessarakli, M. (Ed.). 2001. Handbook of Plant and Crop Physiology, 2nd Edition, Revised and Expanded. Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, 973p.
  • Pessarakli, M. 2001. Physiological Responses of Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) To Salt Stress. In: Handbook of Plant and Crop Physiology, 2nd Edition, Revised and Expanded (M. Pessarakli, Ed.). pp. 681-696, Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York.
  • Pessarakli, M. (Book Review). 2001. The Physiology of Plants under Stress, Soil and Biotic Factors (D.M. Orcutt and E.T. Nelsen, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 683 p.). Crop Sci. Soc. Amer. Journal, 41(3):2-3.
  • Dubey, R.S. and M. Pessarakli. 2001. Physiological Mechanisms of Nitrogen Absorption and Assimilation in Plants under Stressful Conditions. In: Handbook of Plant and Crop Physiology, 2nd Edition, Revised and Expanded (M. Pessarakli, Ed.). pp. 637-655, Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York.
  • Kopec, D.M, J. Gilbert, K. Marcum, M. Pessarakli, and D. Jensen. 2001. Effect of overseeding rate on spring transition. USGA Green Section Record, vol. 39 issue 4, pp. 10-12
  • Pessarakli, M. (Ed.). 1999. Handbook of Plant and Crop Stress, 2nd Edition, Revised and Expanded, Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, 1254 p.
  • Pessarakli, M. 1999. Response of Green Beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) to Salt Stress. In: Handbook of Plant and Crop Stress, 2nd Edition, Revised and Expanded (M. Pessarakli, Ed.), pp. 827-842, Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York.
  • Pessarakli, M. and I. Szabolcs, 1999. Soil Salinity and Sodicity as Particular Plant/Crop Stress Factors. In: Handbook of Plant and Crop Stress, 2nd Edition, Revised and Expanded (M. Pessarakli, Ed.), pp. 1-15, Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York.
  • Wanderley, R.C., G.A. Alhadhrami, M. Pessarakli, J.L. Aquino-Ramos, and J.T. Huber. 1999. An Assessment of the Microbial Colonization of Forage in the Rumen of Dairy Cows and Camels. Journal of Animal Feed Science and Technology, Elsevier Pub., 76:207-218.
  • Abbaszadegan, M., W.P. Applegren, and M. Pessarakli. 1997. Commensal Relationship Between Group A Streptococci and Neisseria subflava. Journal of Environ. Sci. and Health, 32(1):259-276.
  • Al-Dehneh, A., J.T. Huber, R. Wanderley, C.B. Theurer, M. Pessarakli, and D. DeYoung. 1997. Incorporation of Recycled Urea-N into Ruminal Bacteria Flowing to the Small Intestine of Dairy Cows Fed a High-Grain or High-Forage Diet. Journal of Animal Feed Science and Technology, 68:327-338.
  • Pessarakli, M. (Ed.). 1996. Handbook of Photosynthesis, Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, 1056 p.
  • Pessarakli, M. 1995. Selected Plant Species Responses to Salt Stress. J. Fac. Sci., U.A.E. Univ., 8(2):14-27. (Invited paper).
  • Pessarakli, M. and H. Fardad. 1995. Nitrogen (Total and 15N) Uptake by Barley and Wheat under Two Irrigation Regimes. Journal of Plant Nutr. 18(12):2655-2667.
  • Fardad, H. and M. Pessarakli. 1995. Biomass Production and Water Use Efficiency of Barley and Wheat Plants with Different Irrigation Intervals at Variable Water Levels. Journal of Plant Nutr. 18(12):2643-2654.
  • Pessarakli, M. (Ed.). 1994. Handbook of Plant and Crop Physiology, Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, 1024 p.
  • Pessarakli, M. 1994. Physiological Responses of Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) to Salt Stress. In: Handbook of Plant and Crop Physiology (M. Pessarakli, Ed.), pp. 679-693, Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York.
  • Dubey, R.S. and M. Pessarakli. 1994. Physiological Mechanisms of Nitrogen Absorption and Assimilation in Plants under Stressful Conditions. In: Handbook of Plant and Crop Physiology (M. Pessarakli, Ed.), pp. 605-625, Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York.
  • Yousif, O.M., G.A. Alhadhrami, and M. Pessarakli. 1994. Evaluation of dehydrated alfalfa and salt bush (Atriplex) leaves in diets for tilapia (Oreochromis aureus L.). Journal of Aquaculture, 126:341-347.
  • Wu, Z., M. Sadik, F.T. Sleiman, J.M. Simas, M. Pessarakli, and J.T. Huber. 1994. Influence of Yucca Extract on Ruminal Metabolism in Cows. Journal of Animal Sci. 72:1038-1042.
  • Pessarakli, M. (Ed.). 1993. Handbook of Plant and Crop Stress, Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, 720 p.
  • Pessarakli, M. 1993. Response of Green Beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) to Salt Stress. In: Handbook of Plant and Crop Stress (M. Pessarakli, Ed.), pp. 416-432, Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York.
  • Wanderley, R.C., J.T. Huber, Z. Wu, M. Pessarakli, and C. Fontes, Jr. 1993. Influence of Microbial Colonization of Feed Particles on Determination of Nitrogen Degradability by In Situ Incubation. Journal of Animal Sci. 71:3073-3077.
  • Oliveira, J.S., J.T. Huber, D. Ben-Ghedalia, R.S. Swingle, C.B. Theurer, and M. Pessarakli. 1993. Influence of Sorghum Grain Processing on Performance of Lactating Dairy Cows. Journal of Dairy Sci. 76:575-581.
  • Pessarakli, M. 1992. Effective use of water in irrigated soils: Guidelines for soil salinity control. Comm. in Soil Sci. and Plant Anal. 23(5-6):489-507.
  • Zhou, M., T.C. Tucker, M. Pessarakli, and J.A. Cepeda. 1992. Nitrogen Fixation by Alfalfa with two Substrate Nitrogen Levels under Sodium Chloride Stress. Soil Sci Soc. Amer. J. 56(5):1500-1504.
  • Al-Rawahy, S.A., J.L. Stroehlein, and M. Pessarakli. 1992. Dry matter yield and nitrogen-15, Na+, Cl-, and K+ content of tomatoes under sodium chloride stress. Journal of Plant Nutr. 15(3):341-358.
  • Pessarakli, M. 1991. Dry matter yield, nitrogen-15 absorption, and water uptake by green beans under sodium chloride stress. Crop Sci. Soc. Amer. J. 31(6):1633-1640.
  • Pessarakli, M. 1991. Water utilization and soil salinity control in arid-zone agriculture. Comm. in Soil Sci. and Plant Analysis, 22(17-18):1787-1796.
  • Li, J., M. Zhou, M. Pessarakli, and J.L. Stroehlein. 1991. Cotton response to zinc fertilizer. Comm. in Soil Sci. and Plant Analysis, 22(15-16):1689-1699.
  • Pessarakli, M. 1991. Formation of saline and sodic soils and their reclamation. Journal of Environ. Sci. and Health, 26(7):1303-1320. (Invited paper).
  • Pessarakli, M., T.C. Tucker, and K. Nakabayashi. 1991. Growth response of barley and wheat to salt stress. Journal of Plant Nutr. 14(4):331-340.
  • Pessarakli, M. and J.T. Huber. 1991. Biomass production and protein synthesis by alfalfa under salt stress. Journal of Plant Nutr. 14(3):283-293.
  • Pessarakli, M. 1990. Composting gin trash reduces waste disposal and pollution problems. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, A25:1037-1047. (Invited paper).
  • Stroehlein, J.L., M.M. Janat, and M. Pessarakli. 1990. Response of Grape Cultivars to Nitrogen and Phosphorus Grown with Water Harvesting. Journal of Plant Nutrition, 13:1319-1334.
  • Pessarakli, M., and M. Zhou. 1990. Effect of salt stress on nitrogen fixation by different cultivars of green beans. Journal of Plant Nutrition, 13:611-629.
  • Al-Rawahy, S.A., J.L. Stroehlein, and M. Pessarakli. 1990. Effect of salt stress on dry matter production and nitrogen uptake by tomatoes. Journal of Plant Nutrition, 13:567-577.
  • Janat, M.M., J.L. Stroehlein, M. Pessarakli, and T.C. Knowles. 1990. Grape response to phosphorus fertilizer: Petiole to blade P ratio as a guide for fertilizer application. Comm. In Soil Sci. and Plant Anal. 21:667-686.
  • Pessarakli, M., J.T. Huber, and T.C. Tucker. 1989. Protein synthesis in green beans under salt stress with two nitrogen sources. Journal of Plant Nutrition, 12:1361-1377.
  • Pessarakli, M., J.T. Huber, and T.C. Tucker. 1989. Protein synthesis in green beans under salt stress conditions. Journal of Plant Nutrition, 12:1105-1121.
  • Pessarakli, M., J.T. Huber, and T.C. Tucker. 1989. Dry matter yield, nitrogen uptake, and water absorption by sweet corn under salt stress. Journal of Plant Nutrition, 12:279-290.
  • Pessarakli, M. 1988. Reuse system design for border irrigation. ASCE J. of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, 114:371-372.
  • Pessarakli, M. and T.C. Tucker. 1988. Dry matter yield and nitrogen-15 uptake by tomatoes under sodium chloride stress. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J., 52:698-700.
  • Pessarakli, M. and T.C. Tucker. 1988. Nitrogen-15 Uptake by eggplant under sodium chloride stress. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J., 52:1673-1676.
  • Pessarakli, M. 1987. Economic consideration of deficit irrigation. ASCE J. of Irrigation and Drainage-Engineering, 113:281-283.
  • Pessarakli, M. 1986. Comment: A field study of plant resistance to water flow in Alfalfa. Agron. J. 78:401.
  • Samani, Z.A. and M. Pessarakli. 1986. Estimating potential crop evapotranspiration with minimum data in Arizona. Transactions, American Society of Agricultural Engineers, 29:522-524.
  • Pessarakli, M. and T.C. Tucker. 1985. Ammonium (15N) metabolism in cotton under salt stress. Journal of Plant Nutrition, 8:1025-1045.
  • Pessarakli, M. and T.C. Tucker. 1985. Crop growth response to composted cotton gin trash; Biocycle, 26(5):54.
  • Pessarakli, M. and T.C. Tucker. 1985. Uptake of Nitrogen-15 by cotton under salt stress. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 49:149-152.
  • Pessarakli, M. and T.C. Tucker. 1984. Cotton gin trash: Research includes composting and measuring the growth response of Tomato plants in a variety of mixtures. Biocycle, 25(8):43-45.
  • Pessarakli, Mohammad and David Kopec. 2009. Comparing Growth Responses of Selected Cool-Season Turfgrasses under Salinity and Drought Stresses. Turfgrass Landscape and Urban IPM Research Summary 2009, Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Publication AZ1487, Series P-155, pp 26-31.
  • Pessarakli, Mohammad, D.M. Kopec, and J. Gilbert. 2009. Growth Responses of Selected Warm-Season Turfgrasses under Salt Stress. Turfgrass Landscape and Urban IPM Research Summary 2009, Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Publication AZ1487, Series P-155, pp 39-46.
  • Gessler, Noah and Mohammad Pessarakli. 2009. Growth Responses and Nitrogen Uptake of Saltgrass under Salinity Stress. Turfgrass Landscape and Urban IPM Research Summary 2009, Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Publication AZ1487, Series P-155, pp 32-38.
  • Kopec, D.M., J.J. Gilbert, M. Pessarakli, and Steven Nolan. 2009. Foliar Applications of Hydro-Gro and UAN 32 on Overseeded Bermudagrass Greens Turf. Turfgrass Landscape and Urban IPM Research Summary 2009, Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Publication AZ1487, Series P-155, pp 1-25.
  • Kopec, D., J. Gilbert, M. Pessarakli, and S. Nolan. 2009. Overseed Home Lawn Variety Trials 2006-2007. Turfgrass Landscape and Urban IPM Research Summary 2009, Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Publication AZ1487, Series P-155, pp 57-72.
  • Kopec, D.M., J. Gilbert, S. Nolan, and M. Pessarakli. 2009. 2006-2007 Fairway Overseeding Trials University of Arizona. Turfgrass Landscape and Urban IPM Research Summary 2009, Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Publication AZ1487, Series P-155, pp 73-83.
  • Kopec, D.M., J.J. Gilbert, M. Pessarakli, S. Nolan, and W.N. Henry. 2009. Fairway Bermudagrass Overseed Trials 2007-2008. Turfgrass Landscape and Urban IPM Research Summary 2009, Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Publication AZ1487, Series P-155, pp 84-96.
  • Kopec, David M., J. Gilbert, M. Pessarakli, and S. Nolan. 2009. Low Maintenance Overseed Trials 2007-2008. Turfgrass Landscape and Urban IPM Research Summary 2009, Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Publication AZ1487, Series P-155, pp 97-110.
  • Kopec, D., J. Gilbert, S. Nolan, and M. Pessarakli. 2009. Perennial Ryegrass Transition Using Selected Herbicides 2006 Field Trial. Turfgrass Landscape and Urban IPM Research Summary 2009, Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Publication AZ1487, Series P-155, pp 115-138.
  • Kopec, D.M., J. Gilbert, S. Nolan, and M. Pessarakli. 2009. Assessing the Potential Use of TENACITY (Mesotrione) Herbicide for Use as a Control Agent for Poa Annua in Conjunction with Fall Overseeding of Bermudagrass. Turfgrass Landscape and Urban IPM Research Summary 2009, Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Publication AZ1487, Series P-155, pp 144-156.
  • Kopec, D.M., J. Gilbert, S. Nolan, and M. Pessarakli. 2009. Evaluation of Dimension and Barricade for Pre-emergence Control of Poa Annua in Overseeded Bermudagrass Turf. Turfgrass Landscape and Urban IPM Research Summary 2009, Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Publication AZ1487, Series P-155, pp 157-173.
  • Kopec, D.M., J. Gilbert, M. Pessarakli, and S. Nolan. 2009. Repeat Applications of Paclobutrazole (TGR) Plant Growth Regulator on Overseeded Bermudagrass Turf: Weed Control and Bermudagrass Transition. Turfgrass Landscape and Urban IPM Research Summary 2009, Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Publication AZ1487, Series P-155, pp 174-196.
  • Kopec, D.M., J. Gilbert, M. Pessarakli, and S. Nolan. 2009. Use of Select Herbicides for Pre and Post Emergence Control of Poa Annua When Overseeding Bermudagrass with Perennial Ryegrass. Turfgrass Landscape and Urban IPM Research Summary 2009, Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Publication AZ1487, Series P-155, pp 197-214.
  • Kopec, D.M., J. Gilbert, S. Nolan, and M. Pessarakli. 2009. Use of Velocity for Post Emergence Control of Annual Bluegrass (AB) in Overseeded Turf. Turfgrass Landscape and Urban IPM Research Summary 2009, Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Publication AZ1487, Series P-155, pp 215-232.
  • Kopec, D.M., J. Gilbert, M. Pessarakli, and S. Nolan. 2009. Evaluation of Legacy (SP5075) for Post Emergence Control of Annual Bluegrass in Overseeded Bermudagrass Turf: Weed Control and Turfgrass Performance. Turfgrass Landscape and Urban IPM Research Summary 2009, Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Publication AZ1487, Series P-155, pp 233-260.
  • Pessarakli, M. 2008. Nitrogen Nutrition of Distichlis (Saltgrass) under Normal and Salinity Stress Conditions Using 15N. Turfgrass and Environment, USGA, p. 70.
  • Kopec, D.M., S.E. Smith, and M. Pessarakli. 2008. Collection and Evaluation of Native Grasses from Grazed Arid Environment for Turfgrass Development. Turfgrass and Environment, USGA, pp. 52-53.
  • Pessarakli, M. and D.M. Kopec. 2007. Growth Response of Various Saltgrass Clones to Combined Effects of Drought and Mowing Heights. Turfgrass and Environment, USGA, pp. 46-48.
  • Pessarakli, M. and D.M. Kopec. 2006. Interactive Effects of Salinity and Mowing Heights on the Growth of Various Inland Saltgrass Clones. Turfgrass and Environment, USGA, pp. 83-84.
  • Pessarakli, M. and D.M. Kopec. 2005. Screening Various Saltgrass Clones for Salinity Tolerance. Turfgrass and Environment, USGA, pp. 64-65.
  • Pessarakli, M., D.M. Kopec, and J.J. Gilbert. 2005. Growth Responses of Bermudagrass to Different Levels of Nutrients in the Culture Medium. Turfgrass Landscape and Urban IPM Research Summary 2005, Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Series P-141, pp 198-202.
  • Pessarakli, M., D.M. Kopec, and Sarah C. Berry. 2005. Growth Responses of Zoysiagrass Influenced by Different Rates of Bio-Turf-Pro. Turfgrass Landscape and Urban IPM Research Summary 2005, Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Series P-141, pp 195-197.
  • Pessarakli, M., K.B. Marcum, D.M. Kopec, and Y.L. Qian. 2005. Interactive Effects of Salinity and Primo on the Growth of Kentucky Bluegrass. Turfgrass Landscape and Urban IPM Research Summary 2005, Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Series P-141, pp 147-151.
  • Kopec, D.M., J.J. Gilbert, and M. Pessarakli. 2005. Velocity Herbicide for Poa Control in Overseeded Turf. Turfgrass Landscape and Urban IPM Research Summary 2005, Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Series P-141, pp 77-95.
  • Kopec, D.M., J.J. Gilbert, and M. Pessarakli. 2005. Evaluation of Timing Applications of Ethephon and Trinexepac-Ethyl for Seed Head Suppression of Poa annua. Turfgrass Landscape and Urban IPM Research Summary 2005, Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Series P-141, pp 118-125.
  • Kopec, D.M., Armondo Suarez, M. Pessarakli, and J.J. Gilbert. 2005. ET Rates of Distichlis (Inland Saltgrass) Clones A119, A48, Sea Isle 1 Sea Shore Paspalum and Tifway Bermudagrass. Turfgrass Landscape and Urban IPM Research Summary 2005, Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Series P-141, pp 162-166.
  • Kopec, D.M., J.J. Gilbert, M. Pessarakli, and J. Moreno. 2005. Late Season Application for Efficiency Screening of Select Herbicides for Post Emergence Control of Khakiweed. Turfgrass Landscape and Urban IPM Research Summary 2005, Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Series P-141, pp 137-139.
  • Kopec, D.M., J.J. Gilbert, M. Pessarakli, D. Kerr, and J. Spence. 2005. Foramsulfuron Effects on Emergence of Seeded Turf-Type Bermudagrass. Turfgrass Landscape and Urban IPM Research Summary 2005, Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Series P-141, pp 126-136.
  • Kopec, D.M., J.J. Gilbert, and M. Pessarakli. 2005. Penoxsulam as a Potential Post Emergence for Khakiweed (Alternanthera pungens). Turfgrass Landscape and Urban IPM Research Summary 2005, Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Series P-141, pp 140-142.
  • Kopec, D.M., J.J. Gilbert, J. Walworth, M. Pessarakli, D. Kerr, and J. Spence. 2005. Best Management Practices for Sea Isle 2000 Surface Conditions as a Putting Green Turf under Desert Conditions. Turfgrass Landscape and Urban IPM Research Summary 2005, Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Series P-141, pp 223-246.
  • Kopec, D.M., J.J. Gilbert, M. Pessarakli, P. Evans, Bo Ventura, and K. Umeda. 2005. Response of Common Bermudagrass Sports Turf to Select Herbicides Used for Spring Transition Enhancement. Turfgrass Landscape and Urban IPM Research Summary 2005, Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Series P-141, pp 254-278.
  • Kopec, David M., James H. Walworth, Jeffrey J. Gilbert, Greg M. Sower, and Mohammad Pessarakli. 2005. Response of Sea Isle 2000 Paspalum to Mowing Height and Nitrogen Fertility as a Putting Surface under Semi-Arid Conditions: Two Year Report. Turfgrass Landscape and Urban IPM Research Summary 2005, Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Series P-141, pp 279-296.
  • Kopec, D.M., J. Walworth, J.J. Gilbert, G. Sower, M. Pessarakli, D. Kerr, and J. Spense. 2005. Response of Sea Isle 1 Paspalum to Fertilization and Mowing for Tee and Fairway Turf. Turfgrass Landscape and Urban IPM Research Summary 2005, Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Series P-141, pp 297-314.
  • Kopec, David M., J.J. Gilbert, and M. Pessarakli. 2005. TADS 14776, Manor, Kerb and Corsair Herbicides for Use as Spring Transition Aids in Overseeded Common Bermudagrass Turf. Turfgrass Landscape and Urban IPM Research Summary 2005, Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Series P-141, pp 330-341.
  • Kopec, David M., J.J. Gilbert, M. Pessarakli, and K. Umeda. 2005. Use of Foramsulfuron (TADS) as a Transition Agent for Removing Perennial Ryegrass Overseed from Tifway 419 Bermudagrass. Turfgrass Landscape and Urban IPM Research Summary 2005, Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Series P-141, pp 342-347.
  • Kopec, D.M., J. Gilbert, M. Pessarakli, and K. Umeda. 2005. Use of Foramsulfuron (TADS) as a Transition Agent to Remove Poa Trivialis from an Overseeded Tifgreen Bermudagrass Putting Green. Turfgrass Landscape and Urban IPM Research Summary 2005, Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Series P-141, pp 348-355.
  • Kopec, D. J. Gilbert, A. Kramer, D. Piscopo, T. Cloninger, and M. Pessarakli. 2005. Use of TADS and other Select Herbicides for Use as Spring Transition Agents in Turfgrass Management. Turfgrass Landscape and Urban IPM Research Summary 2005, Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Series P-141, pp 356-367.
  • Kopec, D.M., J. Gilbert, D, Gauge, K. Smith, M. Pessarakli, and D. Piscopo. 2005. Rove Beetle Control Using Selected Insecticide Agents on Bentgrass Greens Turf. Turfgrass Landscape and Urban IPM Research Summary 2005, Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Series P-141, pp 389-393.
  • Kopec, D.M, J.J. Gilbert, and M. Pessarakli. 2005. 2002 - 2003 Overseeding Turf Trials. Turfgrass Landscape and Urban IPM Research Summary 2005, Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Series P-141, pp 394-409.
  • Kopec, D, J. Gilbert, and M. Pessarakli. 2005. Overseed Performance of Sea Isle 2000 Seashore Paspalum. Turfgrass Landscape and Urban IPM Research Summary 2005, Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Series P-141, pp 410-420.
  • Kopec, David M., J. Gilbert, M. Pessarakli, and P. Evans. 2005. Overseed Performance of Sea Isle 2000 Seashore Paspalum. Turfgrass Landscape and Urban IPM Research Summary 2005, Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Series P-141, pp 421-429.
  • Kopec, D., J. Gilbert, A. Kramer, T. Cloninger, D. Piscopo, and M. Pessarakli. 2002. Use of TADS and other Selected Herbicides as a Transition Agent Against Poa trivialis on Bermudagrass Greens, Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 13p.
  • Pessarakli, M., K.B. Marcum, and D.M. Kopec. 2001. Drought Tolerance of Twenty one Saltgrass (Distichlis) Accessions Compared to Bermudagrass. Turfgrass Landscape and Urban IPM Research Summary 2001, Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, AZ1246 Series P-126, pp. 65-69.
  • Pessarakli, M., K.B. Marcum, and D.M. Kopec. 2001. Growth Responses of Desert Saltgrass under Salt Stress. Turfgrass Landscape and Urban IPM Research Summary 2001, Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, AZ1246 Series P-126, pp. 70-73.
  • Kopec, D.M., J. Gilbert, and M. Pessarakli. 2001. Evaluation of Timing Applications of Ethephon and Trinexepac-Ethyl for Seed Head Suppression of Poa annua. Turfgrass Landscape and Urban IPM Research Summary 2001, Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, AZ1246 Series P-126, pp. 35-44.
  • Kopec, D.M., A. Adams, C. Bourn, J.J. Gilbert, K. Marcum, and M. Pessarakli. 2001. Field Performance of Selected Mowed Distichlis Clones, USGA Research Report #3. Turfgrass Landscape and Urban IPM Research Summary 2001, Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, AZ1246 Series P-126, pp. 295-304.
  • Kopec, D.M., A. Adams, C. Bourn, J.J. Gilbert, K. Marcum, and M. Pessarakli. 2001. Field Performance of Selected Mowed Distichlis Clones, USGA Research Report #4. Turfgrass Landscape and Urban IPM Research Summary 2001, Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, AZ1246 Series P-126, pp. 305-312.
  • Kopec, D.M., J.J. Gilbert, and M. Pessarakli. 2001. Fairway Overseeding Trials Comparing Perennial, Annual and Intermediate Ryegrass. University of Arizona, Cooperative Extension Service, Report #1, 10p.
  • Kopec, D.M., J.J. Gilbert, and M. Pessarakli. 2001. TADS 14776, Manor, Kerb and Corsair Herbicides for Use as Spring Transition Aids in Overseeded Common Bermudagrass Turf. University of Arizona, Cooperative Extension Service, Report #2, 14p.
  • Kopec, D.M., J.J. Gilbert, J. Kelly, and M. Pessarakli. 2001. Comparison of Non-Selective Herbicides When Applied as a Directed Spray Simulating Residential Use Application. University of Arizona, Cooperative Extension Service, Report #3, 7p.
  • Kopec, D.M., K. Marcum, and M. Pessarakli. 2000. Collection and Evaluation of Diverse Geographical Accessions of Distichlis for Turf-Type Growth Habit, Salinity and Drought Tolerance. Report #2, University of Arizona, Cooperative Extension Service, 11p.
  • Ph.D. Dissertation: Pessarakli, M. 1981. Uptake of Nitrogen by cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) under salt stress, Ph.D. dissertation, University of Arizona, Microfilms, Ann Arbor, Michigan (Dissertation Abstract B., 42:286).
  • M.S. Thesis: Pessarakli, M. 1978. Reclamation of Saline Soils. M.S. Thesis, Arizona State University, 115 p.

Teaching Responsibilities

  • PLS 355 (Turfgrass Management)
  • PLS 455 (Turfgrass Science: Environmental Interactions-Stress)
  • Independent Study courses (PLS 399, PLS 492, and PLS 499)

Areas of Research

  • Environmental and Stress Biology