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Robert Andrew Kerr, Lambert B. McCarty, Matthew Cutulle, William Bridges, and Christopher Saski

control efficacy. Goosegrass control efficacy is effected, among other variables by the maturity of the plant. Previous research noted a reduction in control at the one- to two-tiller and four- to six-tiller growth stage, compared with the two- to four

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Rhuanito Soranz Ferrarezi, Geoffrey Matthew Weaver, Marc W. van Iersel, and Roberto Testezlaf

pathogens. Design modifications to subirrigation systems may help prevent this. Sensor-based irrigation control has recently been applied to subirrigation, and may be used to further improve nutrient and water use efficiencies, as well as plant quality, in

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Zhixiong Zeng, Jiaming Guo, Xinyu Wei, Enli Lü, and Yanhua Liu

., 2016 ; Zhou et al., 2014 ). Mechanical ventilation systems in greenhouses, both in China and abroad, mainly adopt traditional switch control modes ( Bennis et al., 2008 ; Hasni et al., 2011 ; Kumar et al., 2009 ; Liu et al., 2012 ; Vanthoor et al

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Richard V. Tyson, Eric H. Simonne, Danielle D. Treadwell, James M. White, and Amarat Simonne

fan greenhouse with polyethylene cover at the University of Florida Horticultural Sciences Department Teaching Park, Gainesville, FL, from 6 July to 12 Oct. 2006. Treatments were aquaponic systems with operating pHs of 6.0, 7.0, and 8.0 and controls

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Sally M. Schneider, Husein A. Ajwa, Thomas J. Trout, and Suduan Gao

alternatives to MBr. Metam sodium (MS), 1,3-dichloropropene (1,3-D), and Pic are currently registered in the United States and have provided nematode, pathogen, or weed control in trials in various production systems ( DeCal et al., 2004 ; Gilreath et al

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Horacio E. Alvarado-Raya, Rebecca L. Darnell, and Jeffrey G. Williamson

girdling time (2003) or girdling and primocane removal (2004) in an annual production system (n = 6). Early girdling decreased fruit soluble solids (11.3%) compared with the nongirdled control (12.2%) and the late-girdled canes (13.1%) ( P = 0

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Lisa G. Neven

plant and insect physiological responses to thermal and respiratory stress were capitalized on by the invention of the Controlled Atmosphere Temperature Treatment System (CATTS) technology ( Neven and Mitcham, 1996 ). This system combined the application

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Huiying Li, Hongji Luo, Deying Li, Tao Hu, and Jinmin Fu

hydroponic system using half-strength Hoagland's solution for 7 d. Activity of antioxidant enzymes. The plants treated with 0.5 m m Pb exhibited elevated CAT activity compared with the control, whereas plants treated with 3.2 m m of Pb showed suppressed CAT

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Ryo Matsuda, Chieri Kubota, M. Lucrecia Alvarez, and Guy A. Cardineau

Plant-made pharmaceutical (PMP) protein production or molecular farming is attracting considerable interest as a novel system for production of therapeutic proteins. Using plant-based expression systems, various PMP proteins, including vaccines

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Youssef Rouphael and Giuseppe Colla

environmental contamination under control, is to adopt cultivation systems that collect and reuse the extra irrigation water (closed-soilless systems). Hence, closed-soilless systems have been declared “environmentally friendly” because they drastically improve