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Wenlei Guo, Li Feng, Dandan Wu, Chun Zhang, and Xingshan Tian

improvement of the flaming machine and the long-term effects of flaming on weeds, insects, natural enemies, microorganisms, and other aspects. Overall, flaming treatment can be used as an alternative to chemical pesticide for PPPM in leaf vegetable fields in

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Lakshmy Gopinath, Matthew Barton, and Justin Quetone Moss

enter the transpiration stream, causing an increase in salt concentration in the cell wall or cytoplasm leading to cell injury ( Munns, 1993 ). Golf courses are one of the sites that use reclaimed or recycled water for irrigation ( Harivandi, 2004

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Wesley C. Randall and Roberto G. Lopez

, LEDs could be used for SSL in high-density multilayer production systems as an effective alternative to greenhouse production systems for annual bedding plant seedling production. From the results of our study and that of Wollaeger and Runkle (2014

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Jessica R. Goldberger, Lisa W. DeVetter, and Katherine E. Dentzman

The widespread use and disposal of plastics are associated with significant environmental impacts, such as accumulation in landfills and the natural environment, and threats to wildlife via entanglement and ingestion ( Thompson et al., 2009a , 2009

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Benjamin D. Anderson, Gary W. Knox, Ann R. Blount, Cheryl L. Mackowiak, and Edward F. Gilman

received little attention for their potential use as an ornamental groundcover. Compared with forage cultivars, ‘Ecoturf’, ‘Brooksville 67’, and ‘Brooksville 68’ maintain lower canopies and show promise as ornamental groundcovers or turf alternatives

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Ellen T. Paparozzi

(which is more difficult) often give the more practical insight that is needed ( Cantliffe et al., 2007 ; Rowley et al., 2010 ). Using our strawberry research as an example, when I started to construct the production time line I realized that first we

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James E. Altland and Charles R. Krause

supply/demand dynamics in the forest products industries as well as transportation and processing costs, which are tied directly to fuel costs. A compelling body of research has emerged on the use of whole pine trees as an alternative component to replace

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Steven A. Fennimore, Frank N. Martin, Thomas C. Miller, Janet C. Broome, Nathan Dorn, and Ian Greene

The common practice currently in California strawberry production to control soilborne pests such as weed seeds, insects, nematodes, and pathogens is to use chloropicrin with 1,3-dichloropropene [Pic-Clor (TriCal, Inc., Hollister, CA), InLine (Dow

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Ryan N. Contreras, John M. Ruter, and Brian M. Schwartz

an alternative to leyland cypress due to their limited pest problems ( Tripp, 1993 ; Tripp and Raulston, 1992 ), ability to perform well under the hot, humid conditions of the southeastern United States, and tolerance of heavy soils during both wet

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Michael P. Dzakovich, Celina Gómez, and Cary A. Mitchell

Bugbee, 2014 ). However, the HPS fixtures most widely used by commercial growers have an electrical conversion efficiency of only 1.02 µmol·J −1 . Because energy is the second largest indirect cost for greenhouse crop production ( Frantz et al., 2010