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Mary Jane Clark and Youbin Zheng

. The range of values for physical properties were acceptable in this study for container capacity (71% to 80%), total porosity (78% to 96%), air space (7% to 20%), and bulk density (0.08 to 0.22 g·cm −3 ). Weeds. The visual quality of the planted

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W. Garrett Owen, Brian E. Jackson, William C. Fonteno, and Brian E. Whipker

, resulting in a total of 324 plants (54 treatments × 6 single plant replications). Substrate solution was extracted from three representative plants/containers, using the pour-through method each week for 4 WAT and was analyzed for pH and EC. On 18 July

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Jeff B. Million and Thomas H. Yeager

, dwarf burford holly grown in S3 were irrigated through an entire production cycle starting with newly planted containers in a container-to-container (jammed) arrangement and ending in a spaced arrangement at the time of sale ( Table 1 ). We observed

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Christopher J. Currey, Vincent C. Metz, Nicholas J. Flax, Alex G. Litvin, and Brian E. Whipker

sample (individual plant container) per replication. ** or *** indicate significance at P ≤ 0.01 or 0.001, respectively. Fig. 2. Node number, height, width, shoot dry mass, and leaf area of sweet basil ( Ocimum basilicum ‘Italian Large Leaf’), dill

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Krishna S. Nemali and Marc W van Iersel

each of the four species was transplanted into each container (in total, four plants/container) to assure that plants from all species were exposed to similar levels of θ in the different treatments (see below). Temperature, relative humidity (HTO-45R

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Carolyn F. Scagel, Guihong Bi, Leslie H. Fuchigami, and Richard P. Regan

Improved fertilization guidelines and more effective fertilizers need to be designed to optimize nutrient use efficiency and to minimize leaching in production of container-grown nursery plants. Container-grown plants are often fertilized with

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Carolyn F. Scagel, David R. Bryla, and Jungmin Lee

., 2010 ). When the plants developed four full sets of leaves, they were pruned back to three nodes to encourage branching. A total of 90 noninoculated and 54 inoculated seedlings were transplanted. Each planted container was placed inside an 7.6-L bucket

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Iryna Andrenko, Thayne Montague, Cynthia McKenney, and Russell Plowman

(diameter, 7.5 cm; 250 mL) (SOLO cups; Dart Container Corporation, Mason, MI) were modified and used as plant containers ( Fig. 2 ). Before transplanting into the hydroponic system, roots of experimental seedlings were washed thoroughly. A single seedling

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David R. Bryla, Carolyn F. Scagel, Scott B. Lukas, and Dan M. Sullivan

Zn, and 5 µM Cl, and, in Expt. 1 only, was adjusted to a pH of 5.4 using 5 m m HCl. The main line was then divided into three secondary lines, including one that supplied fertilizer solution to drip emitters in each plant container directly and two

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John C. Majsztrik, Andrew G. Ristvey, David S. Ross, and John D. Lea-Cox

operation, including species of plant, area under production, irrigation type and specifications, minutes of irrigation per cycle, days irrigated per week, number of plants, container size and spacing, substrate used, fertilizer type and the nitrogen