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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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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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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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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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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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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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Uttam K. Saha, Athanasios P. Papadopoulos, Xiuming Hao, and Shalin Khosla

, up to 50% of the applied nitrogen is leached out of the medium in the form of nitrates ( McAvoy, 1994 ). This causes a common nitrate concentration in the drained water in the range of 600 to 900 ppm ( McAvoy, 1994 ). High-nitrate water is

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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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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