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Roberto G Lopez

Horticulture and Landscape Architecture 

  • Associate Professor of Horticulture
765.496.3425
765.494.0391
Horticulture Room 321
625 Agriculture Mall Dr.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2010

Area of Expertise: Floriculture

Courses currently taught:

  • HORT 42000, Ornamental Plant Production
  • HORT 49100, Total Crop Management
  • HORT 49100, Bedding Plant Production

Awards & Honors

(2014) Outstanding ASHS Extension Educational Materials Award for e-GRO Alert. American Society for Horticultural Science.

(2013) Outstanding ASHS Extension Educational Materials Award for e-GRO Website. American Society for Horticultural Science.

(2011) Purdue Research Foundation International Travel (IT) Grant. Purdue Research Foundation.

(2010) Purdue Extension Specialist Association (PUCESA) Early Career Award. Purdue Extension Specialist Association (PUCESA).

(2008) Purdue Research Foundation International Travel Grant. Purdue Research Foundation.

Selected Publications

Camberato, D. M., Camberato, J. J., & Lopez, R. G. (2014). Determining the effect of carrier water pH and bicarbonate concentration on final pH of plant growth regulator solutions. HortScience, 49(9), 1176–1182.

Currey, C. J., & Lopez, R. G. (2014). Controlled-release fertilizer during cutting propagation affects growth and tissue nutrient concentrations of rooted cuttings of annual bedding plant. HortScience, 49(2), 152–159.

Currey, C. J., Mattson, N. S., & Lopez, R. G. (2014). Finishing bedding plants: Unheated high tunnel versus heated greenhouse. HortTechnology, 24(5), 527–534.

Randall, W. C., & Lopez, R. G. (2014). Comparison of supplemental lighting from high-pressure sodium lamps and light emitting-diodes during bedding plant seedling production. HortScience, 49(5), 589–595.