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Yuqi Li and Neil S. Mattson

leachate Ca concentration was lowest (2.8 mg·L −1 ) among substrates; however, leachate Ca concentrations of LM-18 (10.9 mg·L −1 ) and LM-111 (9.8 mg·L −1 ) were greater than those of others. Irrigation water source had effect on substrate leachate Ca

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Kelly T. Morgan, T. Adair Wheaton, Larry R. Parsons, and William S. Castle

and soil sample analysis data were analyzed by irrigation water source using analysis of variance using SAS Proc GLM ( SAS, 1989 ). However, because only two scions (Hamlin and Valencia) of similar ages were in only two orchards each, no comparison of

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water source, sprinkler type, and initiation temperature at several bud stages. Optimizing Small-scale Graft Healing Chambers Many growers use simple graft healing chambers in their greenhouses, where it can be difficult to control light and relative

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Joseph P. Albano, James Altland, Donald J. Merhaut, Sandra B. Wilson, and P. Chris Wilson

plants revealed a foliar micronutrient imbalance and a pH greater than 6.0 for substrate extracts (data not shown). The irrigation water source for this nursery also contained a high level of carbonates and bicarbonates [>200 ppm (mg·L −1 ) as CaCO 3

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Paul R. Fisher, William R. Argo, and John A. Biernbaum

Substrate pH must be carefully managed to control nutrient availability in container substrates ( Peterson, 1981 ). A number of factors that include substrate components, limestone type and rate, the irrigation water source (IWS), plant species, and

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Raul I. Cabrera, James E. Altland, and Genhua Niu

diagnose by conventional visual and analytical tissue testing procedures ( Costello et al., 2003 ). The availability of nontraditional irrigation water sources varies across ecogeographic regions, subjected largely to the regional/temporal nature and

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D. Allen Pattillo, Wheeler G. Foshee III, Eugene K. Blythe, Jeremy Pickens, Daniel Wells, Tyler A. Monday, and Terrill R. Hanson

. Castro et al. (2006) grew cherry tomato using aquaculture effluent compared with well water as an irrigation water source with several organic nutrient amendments, demonstrating increased production with aquaculture effluent. Additionally, they realized

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James E. Altland and Charles Krause

requirements for pH and substrate water content will also be used. Literature Cited Argo, W.R. Biernbaum, J.A. 1996 The effect of lime, irrigation-water source, and water-soluble fertilizer on root-zone pH, electrical

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Wagner A. Vendrame, Aaron J. Palmateer, Ania Pinares, Kimberly A. Moore, and Lawrence E. Datnoff

·min −1 for ≈20 min per irrigation cycle using the nursery's reverse osmosis water system as the irrigation water source. Irrigation and fertilization were performed at the same time by drenching trays. All trays were fertilized with 150 mg·L −1 of

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Sarah B. Everhart, Kathryn K. Fontenot, Edward W. Bush, and Charles E. Johnson

.R. Biernbaum, J.A. 1996 The effect of lime, irrigation water source, and water-soluble fertilizer on root-zone pH, electrical conductivity, and macronutrient management of container root medium with impatiens J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 121 442 452 Argo, W