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Victor M. Gallegos-Cedillo, Juan E. Álvaro, Th. Capatos, T. Luan Hachmann, Gilda Carrasco, and Miguel Urrestarazu

difference between the acids, favoring nitric acid in the CF substrate and citric acid in sand. Effect on vegetative growth. Effect on height and foliar surface. There were no significant differences in plant height, neither with the progressive application

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Christopher J. Currey and Roberto G. Lopez

, the most common cultural method of controlling poinsettia height is the application of PGRs ( Hammer and Barrett, 2001 ). Compared with foliar sprays, PGRs applied as substrate drenches provide more uniform control over a longer duration ( Boldt, 2008

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Craig J. Frey, Xin Zhao, Jeffrey K. Brecht, Dustin M. Huff, and Zachary E. Black

microclimates, data were separated for pre- and post-shadecloth application. Datalogger accuracy for each sensor type was also considered when evaluating results. Plant foliar disease assessment. Tomato plant foliar disease severity was evaluated based on the

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Nicholas Menchyk, Douglas G. Bielenberg, Samuel Martin, Clint Waltz, Hong Luo, Frank Bethea Jr., and Haibo Liu

, respectively. In 2009, seven foliar applications of 0, 4.9, 9.8, 14.7 kg N/ha ammonium nitrate were performed weekly supplying 0, 34.3, 68.6, and 102.9 kg N/ha/year for each N treatment, respectively, after the putting green was fully established. Putting green

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Liping Zhang, Chen Shen, Jipeng Wei, and Wenyan Han

node play important roles in axillary bud outgrowth ( Chen et al., 2016 ). Axillary buds with high cytokinin concentrations grow faster than those with low concentrations ( Emery et al., 1998 ). Exogenous cytokinin application promotes lateral bud

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Xianping Guo, Yiwei Bian, Qizhen Qiu, Dongsheng Wang, Zhongying Wu, Zhenzhen Lv, Beijing Zhang, Qingnan Wu, and Hezhong Wang

study demonstrated that leaf nutrient absorption is usually quicker and more efficient than in the roots, especially at a high soil pH and calcium carbonate content ( El-Dahshouri et al., 2017 ). Foliar applications of FeSO 4 , Fe

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Jozer Mangandi, Sydney Park Brown, and Natalia Peres

pesticide applications or regular grooming was done except for one major pruning on 25 Feb. 2009 when the plant canopy was reduced by one-third. Incidence of black spot, cercospora leaf spot, and foliar damage caused by chilli thrips ( Fig. 1A–C ) was

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Furn-Wei Lin, Kuan-Hung Lin, Chun-Wei Wu, Yu-Sen Chang, Kuan-Hung Lin, and Chun-Wei Wu

versatile instruments to ecological stress, and the foliar application of betaine alleviates drought and salt stress–induced growth inhibition in rice ( Wutipraditkul et al., 2015 ), maize ( Hamid and Armin, 2013 ), pepper ( Korkmaz et al., 2015 ), barley

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Christian Nansen, Rachel Purington, and Machiko Murdock

In general, pesticides are applied to ornamental plants to protect against crop damage by insects, diseases, and additional plant pests, but it is equally important that pesticide applications themselves do not adversely affect commercialization

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Sanalkumar Krishnan, Kevin Laskowski, Vijaya Shukla, and Emily B. Merewitz

) drought stress, irrigation completely withheld; 5) drought-stressed plants treated with 50 m m GABA; and 6) drought-stressed plants treated with 70 m m GABA. The plants were given a single application of GABA as a foliar spray 1 d before the irrigation