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Arianna Bozzolo and Michael R. Evans

and health concerns ( Bandli and Gunter, 2006 ), and the desire to use byproducts in substrates have resulted in an interest in alternatives to vermiculite in horticulture substrates. The objective of this research was to compare the efficacy of

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Jeff B. Million and Thomas H. Yeager

radiation absorption ( Keever and Cobb, 1984 ; Markham, et al., 2011 ), but their use has not been widely accepted. An alternative to conventional black plastic containers (PLA) are fabric containers (FAB) made from unwoven, polypropylene or polyester. The

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Christine M. Rainbolt, Jayesh B. Samtani, Steven A. Fennimore, Celeste A. Gilbert, Krishna V. Subbarao, James S. Gerik, Anil Shrestha, and Bradley D. Hanson

alternatives are labeled in California for use in protected greenhouse structures, a production system that accounts for ≈11% of the cut-flower acreage in the state [ U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), 2009 ]. Soil solarization was proven to effectively

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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