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Jennifer Tillman, Ajay Nair, Mark Gleason, and Jean Batzer

reported significant weed control using cover crop mulches; however, to achieve high levels of weed control it is imperative to obtain substantial cover crop biomass. Rolled cover crop systems can lead to yields equivalent to those of tilled, bare ground

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Karla M. Addesso, Anthony L. Witcher, and Donna C. Fare

, 2017 ). In recent years, augmentative biological control has become the core component of IPM programs in greenhouse ornamental production and other vegetable and fruit cropping systems ( Buitenhuis et al., 2015 ; Pilkington et al., 2010 ). Most of the

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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