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Bernadine C. Strik, Amanda J. Davis, David R. Bryla, and Scott T. Orr

the second year because the root systems were larger and the plants were able to access more of the N fertilizer than they could in the previous year ( Bryla and Strik, 2015 ). Alleyways between the rows were planted in Mar. 2017 with a blend of

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Abigail Attavar, Lydia Tymon, Penelope Perkins-Veazie, and Carol A. Miles

estimated at 243 ha (Timothy Waters, personal communication). One of the barriers to increasing watermelon production in this region of southeastern Washington is verticillium wilt (caused by Verticillium dahliae ), which can cause rapid vine decline and

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Robert G. Nelson, Benjamin L. Campbell, Robert C. Ebel, and William A. Dozier Jr.

the state school system and local fruit growers that facilitates their access to a large and continuous market while also providing statewide publicity for satsumas. Military commissaries were also investigated as potential markets. A distributor who

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Haiying Liang, Bing-Qing Hao, Guo-Chen Chen, Hang Ye, and Jinlin Ma

assess the commercial feasibility and characteristics of tea seed oil as a by-product from tea plantations. According to FAOSTAT, the world tea harvested area totaled 3,521,221 ha in 2013 (FAO database, accessed 6 Oct. 2016). With an average of 3.5 tons

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Chengyan Yue, R. Karina Gallardo, James Luby, Alicia Rihn, James R. McFerson, Vicki McCracken, David Bedford, Susan Brown, Kate Evans, Cholani Weebadde, Audrey Sebolt, and Amy F. Iezzoni

marketing channels and must contemplate financial considerations such as capital access and return on investment. Furthermore, producers must consider consumers’ preferences in their selection of the cultivar with the highest probability of profitability

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J. Alberto García-Salazar, Rhonda K. Skaggs, and Terry L. Crawford

climate and growing conditions, and reduced trade barriers as a result of the North American Free Trade Agreement have led to Mexico's dominant position in the U.S. market for traditionally off-season produce. Mexican exporters of many fruit and vegetable

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Suzanne O’Connell

ornamental kale grown under high tunnels during two fall/winter seasons in Watkinsville, GA. Black polypropylene landscape fabric, secured with metal fabric pins, was used as a weed barrier and heat sink. Long slits were cut in the fabric and pinned opened

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Jenny C. Moore and Annette L. Wszelaki

, which significantly lowered yield for this BDM treatment. As others have noted, hand weeding can successfully control nutsedge; however, this can be very expensive depending on labor costs in the area. Potential barriers to paper mulch use need to be

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Brent Rowell and Mar Lar Soe

water should be applied through a drip system and could not afford simple tensiometers, much less more sophisticated soil moisture monitoring tools or computer software; none had access to personal computers or mobile phones at the time. On

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Travis Culpepper, Joseph Young, David T. Montague, Dana Sullivan, and Benjamin Wherley

Sept. 2016 with a Turf-Tec Turf Plugger (Turf-Tec International, Tallahassee, FL). Turfgrass species were grown in 7-inch (17.8 cm) (height) by 4-inch (10.2 cm) (i.d.) polyvinyl chloride pots with weed fabric (Vigoro Weed Barrier Landscape Fabric with