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Mary Ann D. Maquilan, Dominick C. Padilla, Donald W. Dickson, and Bala Rathinasabapathi

summer and fall. Because they thrive in warm, moist soils that occur in plasticulture systems for the production of high-value vegetable crops such as tomato and pepper, soil fumigation is considered an essential component in such intensive vegetable

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Mengzi Zhang and Erik S. Runkle

in commercial greenhouse production of poinsettias. High-quality poinsettia requires the plants to be marketed at specific target heights, which is typically 36 to 41 cm for plants grown in 15-cm containers ( Taylor et al., 2011 ). Excessively tall

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Joshua D. Butcher, Charles P. Laubscher, and Johannes C. Coetzee

; Hermanus, Western Cape) mixed with municipal water at 20 mL·L −1 to discourage microbial pathology. After 6 weeks, the cuttings had developed roots and were transplanted into 10-cm plastic pots, the growth media consisted of one part river sand, one part

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Rhuanito S. Ferrarezi, Alan L. Wright, Brian J. Boman, Arnold W. Schumann, Fred G. Gmitter, and Jude W. Grosser

). Containerized production of young citrus trees could offer a novel approach to growing trees within a protected environment for fresh fruit product. A chief advantage of potted production, compared with conventionally growing trees in-ground, is its high degree

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Timothy Coolong and Mark A. Williams

United States are killed when exposed to temperatures below −10 °C ( Corgan and Kedar, 1990 ). Therefore, onions are typically transplanted in April and harvested in July and August in Kentucky ( Coolong et al., 2011 ). However, on-farm observations by

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Edward W. Bush and Pamela B. Blanchard

, and parochial southern Louisiana schools. Participating teachers represented upper elementary (Grade 3) through high school, and integration of the program was mostly through science classes and extracurricular environmental clubs. Students at

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Raymond A. Cloyd, Cindy L. Galle, Stephen R. Keith, and Kenneth E. Kemp

twospotted spider mite. Twenty-five ‘Nanho Purple’ butterfly bush ( Buddlei davidii ) plants were obtained from a local nursery with no prior treatment of pesticides (insecticides, miticides, and/or fungicides). The plants were transplanted into 1.9-L

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Brian K. Hogendorp, Raymond A. Cloyd, and John M. Swiader

( Hogendorp et al., 2011 ). Materials and Methods Horticultural plants used in this study were grown on raised wire-mesh benches in glass-glazed greenhouses located in the Plant Health Care Greenhouse Facility at the University of Illinois (Urbana

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Kristen R. Hladun and Lynn S. Adler

, medium, and high treatments, pollen was applied to stigmas using a thin wire applicator (Impex Systems Group, Miami, FL) with a 1-mm diameter. One application contained 109 ± 8 butternut pollen grains (X ± se , n = 50) or 58 ± 4 blue hubbard grains (n

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Nathan J. Herrick and Raymond A. Cloyd

in modular trays) from Proven Winners, LLC (Sycamore, IL) and transplanted into 15.2-cm containers. Twenty plugs were transplanted into containers with Berger BM1 All-Purpose Mix growing medium. Another 20 plugs were transplanted into containers with