College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences

Department of Horticulture

Lisa Wasko DeVetter

Areas of Interest

  • Physiology and sustainable production of berry crops in the Pacific Northwest.
  • Program emphasis is on maximizing productivity and fruit quality, as well as ensuring the health of adjacent natural resources critical for berry crop production.

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Horticulture, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • M.S., Horticulture and Soil Science, Iowa State University
  • B.S., Horticulture and Biology, Iowa State University

Selected Publications

Research Papers

DeVetter, L.W., R. Harbut, and J. Colquhoun. 2013. Understanding yield-contributing factors of cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon Ait.). J. Am. Pom. Soc. 67(3):147-156.

DeVetter, L.W., R. Harbut, and J. Colquhoun. 2013. Bud development, return bloom, and external bud appearance differs among cranberry cultivars. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 38(5):338–343.

DeVetter, L.W., R. Harbut, E. Beaver, and J. Colquhoun. 2014. Nonstructural carbohydrates and return bloom potential differ among cranberry cultivars. HortScience. Manuscript in review.

DeVetter, L.W., R. Harbut, J. Colquhoun, and J. Zalapa. 2014. Analysis of genetic, physiological, and environmental yield components within commercial cranberry production systems. HortScience. Manuscript in review.

Extension Reports 

DeVetter, L.W., R. Harbut, and J. Colquhoun. 2014. What Affects Yield?  Yield Components, Buds, and Carbohydrates. Wisconsin Cranberry School 2014 Proceedings. Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association (WSCGA). In press.

DeVetter, L.W., R. Harbut, and J. Colquhoun. 2013. Reflecting on bud appearance and its role in yield prediction. Wisconsin Cranberry School 2013 Proceedings. Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association (WSCGA). 21:33-35.

DeVetter, L.W., R. Harbut, and J. Colquhoun. 2012. Vegetative or reproductive – What is in a cranberry bud? Wisconsin Cranberry School 2012 Proceedings. Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association (WSCGA). 20:4-6.

Wasko, L. and G. Nonnecke. 2009. Alternative weed management strategies: Effects on weed control and grapevine yield in an established vineyard. ISU Annual Progress Reports-2009, Horticulture Research Station. ISRF09-36: 42-43.

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