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Nikolaos Ntoulas, Panayiotis A. Nektarios, Thomais-Evelina Kapsali, Maria-Pinelopi Kaltsidi, Liebao Han, and Shuxia Yin

Green roofs are technological solutions for increasing greening within the built urban environment while offering numerous environmental and aesthetic advantages ( Dunnett and Kingsbury, 2010 ; Getter and Rowe, 2006 ; Spronken-Smith and Oke, 1998

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Hongyan Sun, Kelly Kopp, and Roger Kjelgren

the species effect, p. 171–192. In: Beard, J.B. and M.P. Kenna. Water quality and quantity issues for turfgrasses in urban landscapes. The Council for Agricultural Science and Technology, Ames, IA. Devitt, D.A. Morris, R.L. Bowman, D.C. 1992

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Iro Kokkinou, Nikolaos Ntoulas, Panayiotis A. Nektarios, and Dimitra Varela

The rapid development of contemporary cities has caused dramatic changes in urban landscape and climate. Increased population density, particularly in city centers, in conjunction with the sealing of major land portions through building and

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Analena B. Bruce, Elizabeth T. Maynard, Julia C.D. Valliant, and James R. Farmer

number of U.S. farm operations growing under cover tripled between 1998 and 2019, as did the area grown under cover and the value of sales from these crops [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), National Agricultural Statistics Service, 2021]. High

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Michael A. Arnold

from a global perspective when addressing crop choices and production strategies. Additional challenges await horticulture and other areas of agriculture in corporate universities of the 21 st century. The challenge of developing sustainable built

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Laura A. Warner, Amanda D. Ali, and Anil Kumar Chaudhary

placed on their urban landscapes was highlighted to determine if there was a relationship between landscape benefits and irrigation and fertilization best practices. The research described in this manuscript was conducted as a possible foundation to

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Kristin L. Getter and D. Bradley Rowe

; Getter et al., 2007 ; Hilten et al., 2008 ; Jarrett and Berghage, 2008 ), energy conservation ( Sailor, 2008 ; Santamouris et al., 2007 ), mitigation of the urban heat island effect ( Takebayashi and Moriyama, 2007 ), increased longevity of roofing

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Chalita Sriladda, Heidi A. Kratsch, Steven R. Larson, Thomas A. Monaco, FenAnn Shen, and Roger K. Kjelgren

Across the arid to semiarid U.S. Intermountain West (IMW) human populations increase but water supplies do not. Combined with cyclic drought, water shortages in IMW urban areas challenge managers to conserve water in irrigated urban landscapes

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Melanie Stock

ranked social media as the primary vehicle used to access agricultural information (36% preference) over other sources, such as Cooperative Extension fact sheets (32%), in a survey by M.N. Stock at the Utah Urban and Small Farms Conference (survey of cut

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Ramu Govindasamy, Venkata S. Puduri, and James E. Simon

produce, consumer perceptions, urban, family size, education, marital status, and ethnicity) that are used in logit model to predict who is willing to buy new ethnic produce item. Data collected via telephone survey conducted in the eastern United States