Patricia Knight

Patricia Knight

Research Professor

Floriculture and Ornamental Horticulture

Mailing Address:
Coastal Research and Extension Center
P O Box 193
Poplarville, MS 39470
Physical Address:
South Mississippi Branch Experiment Station
810 MS-26
Poplarville, MS 39470


  • Smith, H. R., R. Harkess, C. Overstreet, P. R. Knight, G. Lawrence, K. P. Lawrence, D. Lang, M. Phillips. 2020. Effects of seed treatment nematicides on the growth and development of Gossypium hirsutum growing in Rotylenchulus reniformis infested soils under greenhouse environments. Nematropica 49(2):181-188. Download
  • Stephenson, R. C., C. E. Coker, B. C. Posadas, G. R. Bachman, R. L. Harkess, J. J. Adamczyk, P. R. Knight. 2019. Effect of high tunnels on populations of whiteflies, aphids, and thrips on tomatoes in Mississippi. Journal of Horticulture 6(3):259-267. Download
  • Gregorc, A., B. Sampson, P. R. Knight, J. Adamczyk. 2018. Effects of coumaphos and imidicloprid on honey bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) lifespan and antioxidant gene regulations in laboratory experiments. Scientific Reports 8:15003. Download
  • Gregorc, A., M. Alburaki, B. Sampson, P. R. Knight, J. Adamczyk. 2018. Toxicity of selected acaricides to honey bees (Apis mellifera) and Varroa (Varroa destructor Anderson and Trueman) and their use in controlling Varroa within honey bee colonies. Insects 9(2):55. Download
  • Posadas, B. C., R. Y. Coker, S. A. Langlois, P. R. Knight, C. E. Coker. 2018. Computer use of nurseries and greenhouses in the Southern United States. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin 1225.  Download
  • Ray, J. T., E. K. Blythe, G. Bi, P. R. Knight, D. B. Reynolds, G. R. Bachman. 2018. Isopropyl alcohol and auxin application method affect phytotoxicity of herbaceous stem cuttings. ISHS Acta Horticulturae 1212:307-314.  Download
  • Gregorc, A., C. Werle, P. R. Knight, J. Adamczyk. 2017. Brood removal or queen caging combined with oxalic acid treatment to control varroa mites (Varroa destructor) in honey bee colonies (Apis mellifera). Apidologie 48(6):821-832. Download
  • Gregorc, A., P. R. Knight, J. Adamczyk. 2017. Powdered sugar shake to monitor and oxalic acid treatments to control varroa mites (Varroa destructor Anderson and Trueman) in honey bee (Apis mellifera) colonies. Journal of Apicultural Research 56:71-75. Download
  • Marble, C., S. Prior, B. Runion, A. Torbert, C. Gilliam, G. Fain, J. Sibley, P. R. Knight. 2016. Species and media effects on soil carbon dynamics in the landscape. Scientific Reports 25210. Download
  • Coker, R. Y., B. C. Posadas, S. A. Langlois, P. R. Knight, C. E. Coker. 2014. Current mechanization practices among greenhouse and mixed nursery/greenhouse operations in selected Gulf South states. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Research Bulletin 1208, Mississippi State University. Download