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Xuelian Jiang, Yueling Zhao, Rui Wang, and Sheng Zhao

costs, optimizes WUE , and reduces the leakage of nutrients and pesticides to groundwater ( Pulupol et al., 1996 ). Many studies have shown that some degree of deficit irrigation can increase WUE and improves tomato quality ( Chen et al., 2013 , 2014

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Jinsheng Huang, Paul R. Fisher, and William R. Argo

a substrate is an important property that should be considered for pH control and management in greenhouse crop production. The results shown in Figures 6 and 7 indicate that the gasometric system is a useful tool for optimizing lime application

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Jun Li, Zhongyue Lu, Hamza Elkhouchlaa, Jiaquan Lin, Can Li, Hao Wang, and Zhou Yang

the design and optimization of future banana pseudostem choppers. Materials and methods Materials. The experiment was performed at the banana test site of South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou, China. The average temperature during the

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Dalyn McCauley, Alexander Levin, and Lloyd Nackley

irrigation solution. For these reasons, incorporating measurements of actual crop evapotranspiration (ET a ) in irrigation control platforms is particularly important to optimize irrigation scheduling in nursery production systems ( Beeson and Chen, 2018

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Elisabeth M. Meyer, Darren H. Touchell, and Thomas G. Ranney

Turkish species Amer. J. Plant Pathol. 1 76 81 Bairu, M.W. Stirk, W.A. Dolezal, K. Staden, J.V. 2007 Optimizing the micropropagation protocol for the endangered Aloe polyphylla : Can meta-topolin and

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Claudia A. Espinosa-Leal and Silverio Garcia-Lara

conventional propagation by allowing the production of multiple plants for their reintroduction to the wild and fields, and production of active metabolites to be optimized ( Espinosa-Leal et al., 2018 ). Although some reports exist on the in vitro tissue

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Ibrahim I. Tahir and Hilde Nybom

cultivars with known scab resistance by optimizing procedures in four different areas: orchard management, determination of correct harvesting time, application of post-harvest fruit protection, and use of storage conditions. Materials and Methods Plant

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Samantha Jay Forbes, Guiliana Mustiga, Alberto Romero, Tobin David Northfield, Smilja Lambert, and Juan Carlos Motamayor

, J.N. 2006 Fruit production in cranberry (Ericaceae: Vaccinium macrocarpon ): A bet-hedging strategy to optimize reproductive effort Amer. J. Bot. 93 6 1718 1727 Campbell, D.R. Halama, K.J. 1993 Resource and pollen limitations to lifetime seed

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Joanne Logan

yield and quality suffer very quickly from drought ( Sanders, 1993 ; Straw, 2009 ). In many regions of the United States, supplemental irrigation is recommended to optimize vegetable crop yield. In the United States, outdoor water use, including food

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Fernanda Souza Krupek, Christian T. Christensen, Charles E. Barrett, and Lincoln Zotarelli

affected by several factors including the soil type, climatic conditions, or type of potatoes. Identifying ideal in-row seed piece spacing among cultivars is necessary to optimize production efficiency. Bussan et al. (2007) observed an increase in tuber