St. John 208A

Honolulu, HI 96822

Phone: 956-8714

Fax: 956-3894

Email: hkim2@hawaii.edu

Hye-Ji Kim

Assistant Researcher, Sustainable Ornamental Crop Production 

Specialties:

Dr. Kim has a 55% research / 45% teaching appointment. Her specialties include: floriculture and ornamental production, water and nutrient management, stress physiology, postharvest physiology, plant growth regulation, and root production.

Education:

Ph.D., Horticulture, Pennsylvania State University
M.S., Biological Science, Shizuoka University, Japan
B.S., Horticultural Science, Korea University, S. Korea

Courses Taught:

Research Interests:

High quality ornamental crop production through sustainable approaches - reduced nutrient, water and chemical inputs and reduced nutrient/water runoff
Stress resistant crop production
Role of environmental factors in root developement
Establishing year-round production systems for ornamental crops

Selected Publications:

  • Kim, H.J., P. Singleton, J. Lichty, and A. Kawabata. 2013. Water requirements of tropical ornamental crops. Acta Horticulturae. In Press.
  • P. Singleton, J. Lichty, and H.J. Kim. 2013. Anthurium productivity is limited by water and nutrient availability in volcanic cinder medium. Acta Horticulturae. In Press.
  • Kim, H.J., and K. Sewake. 2013. Challenges for Hawaii's Floriculture Industry and Strategies for Global Competition. Ohio Florists Association Bulletin. March/April , Number 938: 19-20. Available at http://www.bar-ray-catalog.com/publication/?i=151236&p=19
  • Liu, W.W., H.J. Kim, H.B., Chen, X.Y. Lu, and B.Y. Zhou. 2013. Identification of MV-generated ROS Responsive EST Clones in Floral Buds of Litchi chinensis Sonn. Plant Cell Reports. 32:1361-1372.
  • Kim, H.J., and W.B. Miller. 2009. GA4+7 plus BA enhances postproduction quality in pot tulips. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 51 (2): 272-277
  • Kim, H.J., J.P. Lynch, and K.M. Brown. 2008. Ethylene insensitivity impedes a subset of responses to phosphorus deficiency in tomato and petunia. Plant, Cell and Environment. 31: 1744-1755.
  • Kim, H.J. and W.B. Miller. 2007. Effects of GA4+7 and benzyladenine application on postproduction quality of 'Seadov' pot tulip flowers. Postharvest Biology and Technology. (doi:10.1016/j.postharvbio.2007.08.004)
  • Kim, H.J., and W.B. Miller. 2007. Characterizing cold-storage-induced bud necrosis in 'Mona Lisa' lilies. Acta Hort. 768:463-467.
  • Kim, H.J., R, Craig, and K.M. Brown. 2007. Ethylene resistance of regal pelargonium is complemented but not replaced by 1-MCP. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 45: 66-72.
  • Kim, H.J., R, Craig, and K.M. Brown. 2006. Genetic variation in ethylene responsiveness of Regal Pelargonium. Journal of American Society for Horticultural Science. 131 (1): 122-126.

Grants:

Integrated water and nutrient management through precise irrigation for sustainable ornamental crop production

Granting agency: USDA

From: 2013 to 2015

Amount:

Establishment of Sustainable Production Systems for Hawaii's Ornamental Industry

Granting agency: USDA Hatch

From: 2012 to 2017

Amount:

Flowering Control of Tropical Ornamentals

Granting agency: USDA Hatch

From: 2012 to 2017

Amount:

Laboratories:

  • St. John 208 - Sustainable Ornamental Crop Production Lab - Members