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Arthur Villordon, Don LaBonte, Nurit Firon, and Edward Carey

very important because this can lead directly to the development and testing of management practices that optimize root architecture development and improve nutrient use efficiency. The primary objective of this work was to investigate the effect of

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Daniel C. Brainard and D. Corey Noyes

., 2002 ). More information on the mechanisms by which compost and tillage impact carrots and weeds would be useful for optimizing their use in carrot production systems. Partial budget analysis demonstrated that improvements in yield and quality resulting

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Liping Kou, Tianbao Yang, Xianjin Liu, and Yaguang Luo

applications on postharvest quality and yield of ‘Sweet Charlie’ strawberry HortScience 39 853 Floros, J.D. Ekanayake, A. Abide, G.P. Nelson, P.E. 1992 Optimization of postharvest dips in calcium chloride on strawberry J. Agr. Food Chem. 4 30 33 Holb, I

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Sahar Dabirian and Carol A. Miles

levels of sucrose concentration to optimize watermelon grafting success. Additionally, larger studies that include more plants per replicate, more replicates, and more repeats will likely provide more statistically significant results. Environmental

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Danielle D. Treadwell, George J. Hochmuth, Robert C. Hochmuth, Eric H. Simonne, Lei L. Davis, Wanda L. Laughlin, Yuncong Li, Teresa Olczyk, Richard K. Sprenkel, and Lance S. Osborne

supplement slow-release organic materials to supply more rapidly soluble forms of N. Specific to nutrient management, the major issues in organic greenhouse production are to find methods to optimize synchrony between nutrient mineralization and crop demand

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Erin R. Haramoto and Daniel C. Brainard

potential to reduce tillage costs and protect soils from damaging wind and rain events, especially where cover crop residues are present. However, more research is needed to understand and optimize cover crop and N management in these systems to improve crop

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Arthur Villordon, Jeffrey Cole Gregorie, Don LaBonte, Awais Khan, and Michael Selvaraj

applications in the management of P in sweetpotato seed and production systems. The results of the current study can lead to follow-up work that investigates cultivar-specific P requirements and how this information can be used to optimize P management as it

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W. Garrett Owen

nursery growers must optimize production inputs ( Owen, 2019 ), such as fertilization. Traditionally, commercial mineral nutrition recommendations for the genera Heuchera range from 50 to 250 mg·L −1 nitrogen (N) on a continual basis ( Biernbaum and

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Heidi J. Johnson, Jed B. Colquhoun, Alvin J. Bussan, and Carrie A.M. Laboski

, so using it in combination with GrM may optimize N while reducing cost to the grower. Similar to the 5-5-5, the actual N content of 11-0-0 was different from reported. Rather than containing more than reported, the N content was 0.08% less. Thus, if

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Chase Jones-Baumgardt, David Llewellyn, Qinglu Ying, and Youbin Zheng

., 2016 ). Indoor farming is an increasingly popular approach for growing leafy vegetables because it allows growers the greatest potential for manipulating the growing environment to optimize taste and morphology based on market preferences ( Despommier