University of Florida

George H. Snyder

Distinguished Professor, Emeritus
Soil & Water Science
Specialty: Soil Chemistry

Selected Publications

National, International-Refereed Papers, Books, Book Chapters

  • Snyder, G.H., and J.L. Cisar. 2000. Nitrogen/Potassium fertilization ratios for bermudagrass turf. Crop Sci. 40:1719-1723.
  • Snyder, G.H., and J.L. Cisar. 2000. Monitoring vadose-zone soil water for reducing nitrogen leaching on golf courses. Chapt. 14, pp. 243-254 In J.M. Clark and M.P. Kenna (eds.) Fate and Management of Turfgrass Chemicals. American Chemical Society Symposium Series 743. Oxford University Press, New York, NY.
  • Cisar, J.L., and G.H. Snyder. 2000. Mobility and persistence of turfgrass pesticides in a U. S. Golf Association green: Pesticides in percolate, thatch, soil, and clippings, and approaches to reduced fenamiphos and fenamiphos metabolite leaching. Chapt. 7, pp. 106-126 In J.M. Clark and M.P. Kenna (eds.) Fate and Management of Turfgrass Chemicals. American Chemical Society Symposium Series 743. Oxford University Press, New York, NY.
  • Datnoff, L.E., F.J. Correa-Victoria, K.W. Seebold, and G.H. Snyder.2000. Silicon management of blast in upland and irrigated rice ecosystems. pgs 180-187. In : D. Tharreau, M. H Lebrun, N. J. Talbot, and J.L. Notteghem, (Eds). Advances in Rice Blast Research, Kluwer Academic Press, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.
  • Seebold, K.W., L.E. Datnoff, F.J. Correa-Victoria, T.A. Kucharek, and G.H. Snyder. 2000. Effect of silicon rate and host resistance on blast, scald, and yield of upland rice. Plant Disease 84:871-876.
  • Snyder, G.H. 2001. Methods for silicon analysis in plants, soils, and fertilizers. pgs 185-196, Chapter 11, in Datnoff, L.E., G.H. Snyder and G.H. Korndorfer (eds.). Silicon In Agriculture, Studies in Plant Science 9. Elseveir Sciences, The Netherlands (in press).
  • Snyder, G.H., C.L. Elliott, and J.L. Cisar. 2001. A cross-linked phenolic polyether (CPP) for reducing fenamiphos leaching in golf greens. Int. Turfgrass Soc. Research J. 9:40-44.
  • Cisar, J.L., G.H. Snyder, J.J. Haydu, and K.E. Williams. 2001. Turf response to coated-urea fertilizers II. Nitrogen content in clippings, nitrogen uptake, and nitrogen retention from prills. Int. Turfgrass Soc. Research J. 9:368-374.
  • Erickson, J.E., J.L. Cisar, J.L. Volin, and G.H. Snyder. 2001. Comparing nitrogen runoff and leaching between newly established St. Augustinegrass turf and an alternative residential landscape. Crop Sci. 41:1889-1895.
  • Korndorfer, G.H., G.H. Snyder, M. Ulloa, G. Powell, and L.E. Datnoff. 2001. Calibration of soil test procedures for determining rice-available silicon. J. Plant Nutr. 24:1071-1084.
  • Barbosa-Filho, M.P., G.H. Snyder, C.L. Elliott, and L.E. Datnoff. 2001. Evaluation of soil test procedures for determining rice-available silicon. Comm. Soil Sci. and Plant Analy. 32(11&12):1779-1792.
  • Trenholm, L.E., R.R. Duncan, R.N. Carrow, and G.H. Snyder. 2001. Influence of silica on growth, quality, and wear tolerance of seashore paspalum. J. Plant Nutr. 24:245-259.
  • Barbosa-Filho, M.P., G.H. Snyder, N.K. Fageria, L.E. Datnoff, and O.F. Silva. Silicato de calcio como fonte de silicio para o arroze de sequiro. Revista Brasileira de Ciencia do Solo 25(2):325-330.
  • Daroub, S.H., and G.H. Snyder. 2001. Soils of South Florida. Pg. 279-290 In S. Bronson (ed.) Florida Earth Journal. Palm Beach County Cooperative Extension Service, IFAS, University of Florida. West Palm Beach, FL.
  • Grigg, B.C., G.H. Snyder, and J.D. Miller. 2002. Seasonally maintained shallow water tables improve sustainability of Histosols planted to sugarcane. J. Amer. Soc. Sugar Cane Technol. 22:67-72.
  • Cisar, J.L., G.H. Snyder, J.J. Haydu, and K.E. Williams. 2002. Turf response to coated-urea fertilizers. Proc. Florida State Hort. Society 114:254-258.
  • Morris, D.R., and G.H. Snyder. 2002. Substrate induced respiration in soils using 14 C(carboxyl)-benzoate. 17th World Congress of Soil Science, Symposium 12, paper 1429.
  • Wolf, B. and G.H. Snyder. 2003. Sustainable Soils: The Place of Organic Matter in Sustaining Soils and Their Productivity. Book, 11 Chapters. Haworth Press.
  • Rodrigues, L., S.H. Daroub, R.W. Rice, and G.H. Snyder. 2003. A comparison of three established soil test methods for determining plant-available silicon. Comm. Soil Sci. and Plant Anal. (accepted, in press).
  • Glaz, B., C.W. Deren, G. Powell, G.H. Snyder, R. Perdomo, and M.F. Ulloa. 2003. Leaf phosphorus of sugarcane genotypes selected for high yields in Florida. J. Sustainable Agric. (accepted, in press).
  • Park, D.M., J.L. Cisar, G.H. Snyder, and K.E. Williams. 2003. Alleviation of soil water repellency in sand based bermudagrass in south Florida. Acta Horticulturae 661:111-115.
  • Snyder, G.H., and J.L. Cisar. 2004. The role of sodium and gypsum for maintaining bermudagrass on sand soils. Acta Horticulturae: 661:87-92.
  • Cisar, J.L., J.E. Erickson, G.H. Snyder, J.J. Haydu, and J.C. Volin. 2004. Documenting nitrogen leaching and runoff losses from urban landscapes. Chapt. 12, p. 161-179 in W.
  • L. Hall and W. P Robarge (eds.) Environmental Impact of Fertilizer on Soil and Water. American Chemical Society Symposium Ser. 872. Amer. Chem. Soc. Washington D.C.
  • Matichenkov, V., G. Snyder, and L. Datnoff. 2005. Silicon. In A. Barker and D. Pilbeam (eds.) Handbook of Plant Nutrition. Taylor and Frances, Boca Raton, FL (in review).
  • Erickson, J.E., J.L. Cisar, G.H. Snyder, and J.C. Volin. 2005. Phosphorus and potassium leaching under contrasting residential landscape models established on a sandy soil. Crop Sci. 45:546-552.
  • Feng, M., J.E. Schrlau, R.H. Snyder, G.H. Snyder, M. Chen, J.L. Cisar, and Y. Cai. 2005. Arsenic transport and transformation associated with MSMA application on a golf course green. J. Agric. Food Chem. 53:3556-3562.
  • Snyder, G.H., and J.L. Cisar. 2005. Potassium fertilization responses as affected by sodium. Int. Turfgrass Res. J. 10:1-8.
  • Morris, D.R., B. Glaz, G. Powell, C.W. Deren, G.H. Snyder, R. Perdomo, and M.F. Ulloa. 2005. Leaf phosphorus diagnosis of sugarcane on organic soils. J. Plant Nutr. 28:1511-1523.
  • Alvarez, J. and G.H. Snyder. 2005. The feasibility and benefits of a rice-sugarcane rotation. Chapt. 12, pg. 223-234 in J.F.
  • Perez-Lopez and J. Alvarez (eds.) Reinventing the Cuban Sugar Agroindustry. Lexington Books, Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Lanham, Maryland.
  • Park, D.M., J.L. Cisar, G.H. Snyder, J.E. Erickson, S.H. Daroub, and K.E. Williams. 2005. Comparison of actual and predicted water budgets from two contrasting residential landscapes in south Florida. Int. Turfgrass Soc. Res. J. 10:885-890.

State and National Journals, Bulletins and Circulars

  • Matichenkov, V.V., D.V. Calvert, and G.H. Snyder. 2000. Prospective of silicon fertilization for citrus in Florida. Soil Crop. Sci. Florida Proc. 59-137-141.
  • Snyder, G.H. and J.L. Cisar. 2004. Evaluation of physical and chemical methods for alleviating soil-water repellency in turfgrass in Florida. Soil Crop Sci. Soc. Florida Proc. 63:76-84.
  • Snyder, G.H. 2005. Everglades Agricultural Area Soil Subsidence and Land Use Projections. Soil Crop Sci. Soc. Fla. Proc. 64:(in press 44-51).
  • Snyder, G.H., D.W. Rich, C.L. Elliott, and M.P. Barbosa-Filho. 2004. Evaluation of candidate silicon fertilizers. Soil and Crop Sci. Soc. Fla. Proc. 64:52-54.

Miscellaneous Publications

  • Snyder, G.H. 2000. Sports turf needs a complete physical. Florida Turf Digest 17(1):25-28.
  • Barbosa Filho, M.P., G.H. Snyder, A.S. Prabhu, L.E. Datnoff, and G.H. Korndorfer. 2000. Importancia do silicio para a cultura do arroz. Informacoes Agronomicas No. 89. Instituto da Potassa c do Fosfato (Brazil), March. 1-8.
  • Cisar, J.L., and G.H. Snyder. 2000. Turfgrass more efficient in nitrogen use than mixed species landscape. Florida Turf Digest 17(4):22-25.
  • Snyder, G.H., L.E. Datnoff, N.K. Savant, and G.H. Korndorfer. 2000. Nutrición de silicio en la producción de la caña de azúcar. pgs. 17-28 in Apolonio Valdez Balero, Cesar Jesus Vazquez Navarrete, and David Jesus Palma Lopez (eds.) Memoria de IX Dia Del Cañero. Colegio de Postgraduados en Ciencias Agricolas, Campus Tabasco. H. Cardenas, Tabasco, Mexico.
  • Schueneman, T.J., and G.H. Snyder. 2000. Water-use considerations for Florida-grown rice. SS-AGR-87, Univ. Florida, Gainesville.
  • Schwandes, L.P., G.H. Snyder, and G.H. Wilkerson. 2001. Plant-available silicon in selected Alfisols and Ultisols of Florida. Soil and Crop Sci. Soc. Florida 60:57-59.
  • Snyder, G.H., L.E. Datnoff, L.E. Savant, and G.H. Korndorfer. 2001. Nutrición del silicio en la producción de la caña de azúcar. Memoria de IX Dia Del Cañero. H. Cardenas, Tabasco, Mexico.
  • Snyder, G.H., J.L. Cisar, and C.J. Borgert. 2001. Pesticides: Are Golfers safe? USGA Green Section Record 39(6):17-21.
  • Borgert, C.J., R.H. Snyder, and G.H. Snyder. 2001. Sick of Golf? Grounds Maintenance 36(5):12-16.
  • Snyder, G.H., and J.L. Cisar. 2001. For peat's sake (Potential for using compost as the organic matter component in a USGA golf green root zone mix). Florida Turf Digest 18(4):30-40.
  • Snyder, G.H., K.R. Reddy, and C.W. Lindau. 2002. Methane evolution from Histosol-grown rice. 17th World Congress of Soil Science, Symposium 07, paper 293.
  • Erickson, J.E., J.L. Cisar, G.H. Snyder, and J.C. Volin. 2002. Documenting nutrient leaching and runoff losses from urban landscapes. 17th World Congress of Soil Science, Symposium 54, paper 1429.
  • Reuter, M., G.H. Snyder and J.L. Cisar. 2002. Non-saline reclaimed water for Florida golf course irrigation: A survey. Florida Turf Digest 19(1):26-30.
  • Cisar, J.C., and G.H. Snyder. 2002. Documenting the Florida Yards and Neighborhoods Program for reducing nitrogen (N) leaching and runoff from urban landscapes. TPI Turf News 26(3):45-53.
  • Alvarez, J., L.E. Datnoff, and G.H. Snyder. 2004. The economics of silicon applications on rice and sugarcane in Florida. EDIS document FE475. University of Florida/IFAS, Gainesville, FL
  • Snyder, G.H., and J.L. Cisar. 2004. The role of sodium and gypsum for maintaining bermudagrass turf on sand soils. Florida Turf Digest 21(1):16-20.
  • Snyder, G.H., and J.L. Cisar. 2005. The effects of sodium and potassium fertilization of bermudagrass and Poa Trivialis on a USGA green. Florida Turf Digest 22(1):14-17.
  • Snyder, G.H. 2005. Known nutrient deficiencies in Florida turfgrasses. Florida Turf Digest 22(2):20-24.

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