American Society for Horticultural Science Citation Format
(from ASHS website)

Electronic citations should follow the MLA-recommended minimum format as follows.

1) Name of author, editor, compiler, or translator of the source.
2) Year of electronic publication, latest update, or posting.
3) Title.
4) Date (day, month, year) author accessed the source.
5) Complete electronic address.

Specific examples of citations

Commonly used citations for ASHS publications follow. Note punctuation and abbreviation in each case.

ABSTRACT

Nesmith, W.C. and W.M. Dowler. 1973. Cold hardiness of peach trees as affected by certain cultural practices. HortScience 8(3):267 (abstr.).

ABSTRACT FOR H ORTICULTURAL ABSTRACTS

Gherghi, A., I. Bwrza, K. Millim, and O. Tudosescu. 1998. The behavior in controlled atmosphere storage of ‘Jonathan’ apples grown on different rootstocks (in Romanian). Lucr. Stün, Inst. Cerc. Val. Leg. Fruct. 9:71–75 (Hort. Abstr. 48:10310; 1978).

BOOK

Hartmann, H.T., D.E. Kester, and F.T. Davies, Jr. 1990. Plant propagation principles and practices. 5th ed. Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N.J.

BOOK CHAPTER

Brown, A.G. 1995. Apples, p. 3–37. In: J. Janick and J.N. Moore (eds.). Advances in fruit breeding. Purdue Univ. Press, West Lafayette, Ind.

BULLETIN

Rollins, H.A., F.S. Howlett, and E.H. Emmert. 2002. Factors affecting apple hardiness and methods of measuring resistance of tissue to low temperature injury. Mich. Agr. Expt. Sta. Res. Bul. 901.

ELECTRONIC CITATION

State of California. 2002. California Code of Regulations, Title 3. Food and Agriculture. Office of Administrative Law, Sacramento. 10 July 2002. <http://ccr.oal. ca.gov/>

PERIODICAL

Goldberg, D., B. Cornat, and Y. Bar. 1991. The distribution of roots, water, and minerals as a result of trickle irrigation. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 96:645–648.

PROCEEDINGS

American Society for Horticultural Science . Tropical Region. 2000. Proc. XVIII Annu. Mtg., Miami, 25–30 Oct. 2000. (Proc. Trop. Reg. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 14).

PROCEEDINGS PAPER

Locascio, S.J., J.G.A. Fiskell, and P.E. Everett. 2000. Advances in watermelon fertility. Proc. Trop. Reg. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 14:223–231.

REPORTS

U.S. Department of Agriculture. 1997. Agricultural statistics for 1996. U.S. Dept. Agr. , Washington , D.C.

THESIS OR DISSERTATION

Reeder, J.D. 2001. Nitrogen transformations in revegetated coal spoils. Colo. State Univ., Fort Collins, PhD Diss. Abstr. 81-26447.