Dept. of Horticulture
Washington State University
by Lohr & Pearson-Mims
|Klein, L.R., W.G. Hendrix, V.I.
Lohr, J.B. Kaytes, R.D. Sayler, M.E. Swanson, W.J.
Elliot, and J.P. Reganold 2015. Linking ecology and
aesthetics in sustainable agricultural landscapes:
Lessons from the Palouse region of Washington, U.S.A?
Landscape and Urban Planning 134:195-209. Press
|Lohr, V.I. and P.D. Relf. 2014. Chapter 31: Horticultural science’s role in meeting the need of urban populations. In: G.R. Dixon and D.E. Aldous (eds.). Horticulture – Plants for People and Places. Springer Science & Media, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, p. 1047-1086.|
responses to urban trees.
In: A.G. Brown, K.F. Wells, M. Parsons, and C.M.
Kerruish (eds.). Managing our Forests into the
21st Century. Proceedings of national conference,
Institute of Foresters of Australia, Canberra, ACT,
Australia, p. 202-208.
environment: The untold benefits.
Horticulturae 916:159-170 (based
International Horticultural Congress Invited
Colloquium Address, 2010,
Lisbon, Portugal). PDF
plants indoors and why do we respond positively to them? Acta Horticulturae 881(2):675-682 (Invited
|Kaufman, A.J. and V.I. Lohr. 2008. Does It Matter What Color Tree You Plant? Acta Horticulturae 790:179-184. Abstract|
|Lohr, V.I. and C.H.
Pearson-Mims. 2008. People's response to
discomfort in the
presence of interior plants or art.
Acta Horticulturae 790:173-178.
|Lohr, V.I 2007. Benefits of nature: What are we learning about why people respond to nature? J. of Physiological Anthropology 26:83-85 (Invited paper).|
Lohr, V.I. 2006. Effects of interior plants on people’s well-being, productivity and pain response. J. Japanese Soc. of People-Plant Relationships 6(1):3-6 (Invited paper).
Lohr, V.I. 2006. The beneficial effects of plants on people. J. Japanese Soc. of People-Plant Relationships 5(2):2-5 (Invited paper).
|Lohr, V.I. and C.H. Pearson-Mims. 2006. Responses to scenes with spreading, rounded and conical tree forms. Environment & Behavior 38(5):667-688. Abstract||
|Lohr, V.I. and C.H. Pearson-Mims. 2005. Children's active and passive interactions with plants and gardening influence their attitudes and actions towards trees and the environment as adults. HortTechnology 15:472-476. Abstract||
Kaufman, A.J. and V.I. Lohr. 2004. Does plant color affect emotional and physiological responses to landscapes? Acta Horticulturae 639:229-233
nature, including planting trees, on adult
trees in cities. Acta
Lohr, V.I. and C.H. Pearson-Mims. 2004. The relative influence of childhood activities and demographics on adult appreciation for the role of trees in human well-being. Acta Horticulturae 639:253-259. Abstract
|Lohr, V.I., C.H. Pearson-Mims, J. Tarnai, and D.A. Dillman. 2004. How urban residents rate and rank the benefits and problems associated with trees in cities. J. of Arboriculture 30(1):28-36. Full text PDF|
Lohr, V.I., P.D. Relf, and
Looney. 2004. A focus on human
issues in horticulture: An introduction to the opening
plenary colloquium - Applying the art and science of
human life quality. Acta
|Lohr, V.I. 2003. Beyond food and fibre: The civilizing nature of plants. Nordic Association of Agricultural Scientists 22nd Congress, Turku, Finland (Invited presentation).|
|Lohr, V.I. 2003. Effect of childhood experiences with plants on adult appreciation of trees in cities. Nordic Assoc. of Agricultural. Scientists 22nd Congress, Turku, Finland (invited presentation).|
|Relf, P.D. and V.I. Lohr. 2003. Human issues in horticulture. HortScience 38:984-993 (Invited ASHS Centennial Paper). Full text PDF|
Lohr, V.I. and C.H.
Pearson-Mims. 2002. Childhood
contact with nature influences adult attitudes and
towards trees and gardening. IN:
2000. Human-horticulture relationships
in North and
South America. Acta Horticulturae
|Lohr, V.I. and C.H. Pearson-Mims. 2000. Physical discomfort may be reduced in the presence of interior plants. HortTechnology 10(1):53-58. Abstract|
|Lohr, V.I., and P.D. Relf. 2000. An overview of the current state of human issues in horticulture in the United States. HortTechnology 10(1):27-33 (Feature Article). Abstract|
Pearson-Mims, C.H. and V.I. Lohr. 2000. Reported impacts of interior plantscaping in office environments in the United States. HortTechnology 10(1):82-86. Abstract
Shoemaker, C.A., P.D. Relf, and V.I. Lohr. 2000. Social science methodologies for studying individual's responses in human issues in horticulture research. HortTechnology 10(1):87-93. Abstract
|Lohr, V.I. and C.H. Pearson-Mims. 1996. Particulate matter accumulation on horizontal surfaces in interiors: Influence of foliage plants. Atmospheric Environment 30(14):2565-2568. Abstract|
|Lohr, V.I., C.H. Pearson-Mims, and G.K. Goodwin. 1996. Interior plants may improve worker productivity and reduce stress in a windowless environment. J. of Environmental Horticulture 14(2):97-100. Full text PDF|
Lohr, V.I. 1995. Environmental horticulture industry representatives rank research on the impacts of plants on human health as important. HortTechnology 5:350.
|Berge, B. and V.I. Lohr. 1994. Landscape preferences and stress responses of ethnically diverse adolescents. In: M. Francis, P. Lindsey, and J. S. Rice. The healing dimension of people-plant relations: Proceedings of a research symposium, p. 101-113. Univ. of California, Davis, CA.|
|Lohr, V.I. 1994. Plants and the individual: A recent history. J. Home and Consumer Horticulture 1(2/3):225-230. Abstract|
|Lohr, V.I. and D. Relf. 1993. Human issues in horticulture: Research priorities. HortTechnology 3:106-7.|
|Lohr, V.I. 1992. The contribution of interior plants to relative humidity in an office. In: Diane Relf (ed.). The Role of Horticulture in Human Well-being and Social Development, p. 117-119. Timber Press, Portland, OR. Reprinted in: Interiorscape, 1995, 14(2):50-53.|
|Lohr, V.I. 1992. Research on human issues in horticulture motivates students to learn science. HortTechnology 2:257-259. Abstract|
|Cotter, D.J., R.E. Gomez, and V.I. Lohr. 1978. Enhancing ASHS efforts at the plant people interface. HortScience 13:216.|
|Lohr, V.I., D.J. Cotter and R. Moore. 1977. Landscaping and gardening for environmental enhancement and therapy. Bulletin of the American Association of Botanical Gardens and Arboreta 11:85‑88.|
Virginia I. Lohr (E-mail: email@example.com)
Department of Horticulture
Washington State University
Pullman, Washington 99164-6414 U.S.A.
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