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D.W. Williams and P.B. Burrus

1 Assistant Professor. 2 Research Specialist. We gratefully acknowledge partial funding of this project by the United States Golf Association and the Kentucky Turfgrass Council. Discussions of herbicides and plant growth regulators imply no

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Victoria M. Anderson, Douglas D. Archbold, Robert L. Geneve, Dewayne L. Ingram, and Krista L. Jacobsen

; Gaskell and Smith, 2007 ; Hartz et al., 2010 ), leading to deficiencies that can reduce plant growth ( Chand et al., 2011 ; Nourimand et al., 2012 ; Siddiqui et al., 2011 ). Although N stress is generally detrimental to plant growth, the effects on

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Sarah A. White, Holly L. Scoggins, Richard P. Marini, and Joyce G. Latimer

fulfillment of the requirements for the MS degree. The authors gratefully acknowledge the technical assistance of Velva Groover. Plant material generously provided by Yoder Green Leaf, Lancaster, Pa. Multivariate repeated measures analysis of plant growth

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Azadeh Behrooz, Kourosh Vahdati, Farhad Rejali, Mahmoud Lotfi, Saadat Sarikhani, and Charles Leslie

, solubilize P, stimulate plant growth by synthesizing growth-promoting substances, enhance decomposition of plant residues to release vital nutrients, and increase humic content of soils, providing an environmentally benign approach to nutrient management and

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Christopher J. Currey, Diane M. Camberato, Ariana P. Torres, and Roberto G. Lopez

A common cultural practice in greenhouse production is to apply plant growth retardants (PGRs) to produce uniform, compact, and marketable plants. Plant growth retardants can be applied in several ways, including foliar sprays, substrate drenches

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Xueni Wang, R. Thomas Fernandez, Bert M. Cregg, Rafael Auras, Amy Fulcher, Diana R. Cochran, Genhua Niu, Youping Sun, Guihong Bi, Susmitha Nambuthiri, and Robert L. Geneve

emerged as alternative options to plastic containers ( Hall et al., 2010 ; Nambuthiri et al., 2015a ). As plant growth is an important factor in growers’ consideration when choosing containers, experiments have been carried out to investigate the impact

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Amir Rezazadeh, Richard L. Harkess, and Guihong Bi

, uniconazole, paclobutrazol, or flurprimidol. Comparing the GI, all PGRs were effective at limiting plant growth compared with the control. The decrease in GI was related to both restricted plant height and width following PGR application. Drench applications

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Alicain S. Carlson, John M. Dole, and Brian E. Whipker

hybrids) ( Whipker et al., 2011a ). Substrate drenches of flurprimidol and paclobutrazol did not affect flower height of amaryllis ( Hippeastrum ) and paclobutrazol and uniconazole reduced leaf length ( Miller et al., 2013 ). Plant growth regulators may

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Thomas E. Marler

Cycas nitida . Means ± se , n = 9. Total plant growth also responded to identity of the competitor plants ( Table 1 ). Competition with a C. nitida seedling in half of the rooting volume increased stem height 33% and stem diameter 25% above that of

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Juan Carlos Díaz-Pérez and Kelly St. John

production in the United States ( Boyhan et al., 2008 ; Roberts and Anderson, 1994 ; Russo, 1993 ). Shade nets may influence plant growth by reducing solar radiation intensity and by modifying other microclimatic conditions ( Mahmood et al., 2018