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Robin G. Brumfield

The environmental horticulture industry (sometimes referred to as the green industry) is usually divided into nursery and floriculture crops. The U.S. floricultural and nursery industry is the second most important sector in U.S. agriculture in

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David H. Suchoff, Christopher C. Gunter, and Frank J. Louws

numerous economically significant soilborne diseases ( Kubota et al., 2008 ; Kunwar et al., 2015 ; Lee and Oda, 2002 ; Louws et al., 2010 ). In addition, certain rootstocks can improve tolerance to abiotic stress such as cold soils, salinity, drought

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Aidan Kendall, Carol A. Miles, Travis R. Alexander, Edward Scheenstra, and Gabriel T. LaHue

irrigation threshold to achieve moderate water stress with no impact on yield. Despite the positive effects of reduced irrigation (RI) demonstrated for many fruit crops and the importance of maximizing irrigation water productivity for cider apple

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Juan Carlos Díaz-Pérez and Touria E. Eaton

and cultural requirements as those crops. However, in contrast to tomato and pepper, eggplant crop can tolerate greater levels of drought stress ( Behboudian, 1977 ). There are several studies on eggplant irrigation carried out in Asia, Africa, and

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R. Karina Gallardo, Parichat Klingthong, Qi Zhang, James Polashock, Amaya Atucha, Juan Zalapa, Cesar Rodriguez-Saona, Nicholi Vorsa, and Massimo Iorizzo

traits ( Vorsa and Johnson-Cicalese, 2012 ). The recent expansion of genomic resources for cranberry makes the application of marker-assisted selection (MAS) a feasible and cost-effective breeding method for this crop ( Covarrubias-Pazaran et al., 2016

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Samuel Contreras, Mark A. Bennett, and David Tay

final products are not grains (e.g., many vegetables and forages). Effects of water stress on seed yield depend on the crop and will vary depending on the intensity, duration, and timing of the water deficit ( Izzeldin et al., 1980 ). In general, water

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Susmitha Nambuthiri, Ethan Hagen, Amy Fulcher, and Robert Geneve

Nursery crop production is an intensively managed form of agriculture, consuming large amounts of water, nutrients, and pesticides ( Beeson, 2010 ; Bethke and Cloyd, 2009 ). Nursery growers commonly use static, timer-driven irrigation systems that

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Guilherme Locatelli, Rafael Pio, Rayane Barcelos Bisi, Filipe Bittencourt Machado de Souza, Mariana Thereza Rodrigues Viana, Daniela da Hora Farias, Evaristo Mauro de Castro, and Carolina Ruiz Zambon

Water deficits are considered the primary environmental stress in agriculture, and improving the growth and production of plants under this stress is one of the primary goals of breeding and crop management programs ( Cattivelli et al., 2008

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Kevin M. Heinz, Polly A. Harding, Maria Julissa Ek-Ramos, Heather Hernandez, Peter C. Krauter, and Gregory A. Sword

. Conclusion Endophytic fungi have been shown to enhance plant growth, resistance to pests and pathogens, and tolerance to environmental stress in some field crops; however, very few studies have documented the natural occurrence of fungal endophytes in

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Abbas Lafta, Germán Sandoya, and Beiquan Mou

.L.E. Ovenden, B. Bundock, P. Raymond, C.A. Rose, T.J. 2019 Australian rice varieties vary in grain yield response to heat stress during reproductive and grain filling stages J. Agron. Crop Sci. 205 179 187 Barta, D.J. Tibbitts, T.W. 2000 Calcium localization