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Kim D. Bowman and Ute Albrecht

problems, modern citrus nursery production in most countries makes use of potted-tree propagation in greenhouses. Under these conditions, there is intense commercial pressure to optimize growth, maintain disease-free and healthy trees, and shorten the time

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Dalyn McCauley, Alexander Levin, and Lloyd Nackley

irrigation solution. For these reasons, incorporating measurements of actual crop evapotranspiration (ET a ) in irrigation control platforms is particularly important to optimize irrigation scheduling in nursery production systems ( Beeson and Chen, 2018

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Susan M. Hawkins, John M. Ruter, and Carol D. Robacker

). Dissotis and Tibouchina are two genera in the Melastomataceae family that contains species of ornamental value. However, the growth habit of certain species and hybrids within these genera is not ideal for shipment or for economic nursery production. D

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Yuvraj Khamare, S. Christopher Marble, James E. Altland, Brian J. Pearson, Jianjun Chen, and Pratap Devkota

Weed control costs can exceed $10,000 per acre and is considered one of the most costly and challenging aspects of pest management in nursery production ( Ingram et al., 2016 , 2017 ). Challenges to weed management in container nurseries include

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Chalita Sriladda, Heidi A. Kratsch, Steven R. Larson, Thomas A. Monaco, FenAnn Shen, and Roger K. Kjelgren

in nursery production and urban landscapes. Abundant root-zone water often promotes root pathogens and mortality of such species ( Mee et al., 2003 ). Genetic variation among the hybrid plants ( Figs. 1 and 2 ) likely underlies the variability in

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Alan W. Hodges, Charles R. Hall, Bridget K. Behe, and Jennifer H. Dennis

participating, giving unprecedented coverage for the survey. The objective of this article is to provide a regional analysis of nursery production practices and technology uses of nursery firms. Our hypothesis was that these would differ substantially across

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Mary Jane Clark and Youbin Zheng

environmental conditions as experienced in outdoor nursery production ( Alam et al., 2009 ; Clark and Zheng, 2015 ; Hershey and Paul, 1982 ; Narvaez et al., 2012 ; Newman et al., 2006 ). Warm outdoor temperatures and regular rain and irrigation events during

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Margaret T. Mmbaga, Lucas M. Mackasmiel, and Frank A. Mrema

in nursery production systems that have been already devastated by powdery mildew since the disease emerged in early 1990s ( Mmbaga, 2000 ; Windham, 1994 ). The main symptoms of powdery mildew are a powdery appearance on plant foliage, stunted plant

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Charles R. Hall and Dewayne Ingram

used to communicate to the consuming public the positive economic and environmental value of trees in the landscape. Materials and Methods The nursery production system modeled in this study was a field-grown, 5-cm (2-in) caliper Cercis canadensis

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Andrea C. Landaverde, Jacob H. Shreckhise, and James E. Altland

Nutrient management in greenhouse and nursery production is a key operational practice to ensure availability of nutrients in the substrate and their subsequent utilization for plant growth ( Wright, 1986 ). Three primary methods for monitoring