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N. Mays, K.R. Brye, Curt R. Rom, M. Savin, and M.E. Garcia

was also positioned along the outside edges of the orchard. The four groundcover management treatments studied in this field experiment included 1) urban municipal green compost (GC); 2) shredded office paper (SP); 3) waste wood chips (WC) of urban

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Michel R. Wiman, Elizabeth M. Kirby, David M. Granatstein, and Thomas P. Sullivan

the “sandwich” system ( Weibel et al., 2007 ), which tills the sides of the tree row while maintaining a narrow cover crop strip in the tree line, is hypothesized to discourage meadow vole activity. Wood chip mulch has performed well for weed control

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Jeb S. Fields, William C. Fonteno, and Brian E. Jackson

screen after delimbed pine logs were initially processed through either a wood chipper or a wood shredder. Pine trees processed in the two different types of machinery produce completely different pine tree substrate components even when milled through

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Russell Galanti, Alyssa Cho, Amjad Ahmad, and Theodore Radovich

to increasing local crop production ( Ahmad et al., 2016 ; Radovich et al., 2009 ). Sources of local soil amendments for macadamia are the remaining husk, shell, and wood chips from harvest, pruning, and tree removal. Mulches can improve indicators

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Lesley A. Judd, Brian E. Jackson, Ted C. Yap, and William C. Fonteno

in the initial testing of the mini-Horhizotron, 70% peat amended with 30% perlite (PL), pine-wood chips (PWC), or shredded pine wood (SPW; v/v). On 19 Dec. 2011, 8-year-old loblolly pine trees ( Pinus taeda L.) were harvested in Chatham County, NC

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Jeb S. Fields, William C. Fonteno, Brian E. Jackson, Joshua L. Heitman, and James S. Owen Jr.

components with perlite in substrate mixes in different container sizes. Materials and Methods Substrate preparation. Two components were manufactured from pine wood to have different physical characteristics. Pine wood chips were created as follows: loblolly

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Brian E. Jackson, Robert D. Wright, and Michael C. Barnes

not considered to be a PTS because it does not contain an appreciable percentage of wood. It has been shown that pine wood chips that are hammermilled into a PTS with a particle size range and physical properties comparable to aged PB and peat

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Neal Mays, Curt Richard Rom, Kristofor R. Brye, Mary C. Savin, and M. Elena Garcia

annually thereafter, four GMS treatments were applied as 1) shredded paper; 2) wood chips; 3) green compost; and 4) mow-blow and three nutrient source treatments as follows: 1) commercial fertilizer; 2) poultry litter; and 3) non-fertilized control. The GMS

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Jen A. Sembera, Tina M. Waliczek, and Erica J. Meier

length were created. Each pile contained 3 yard 3 (25%) wild taro, 3 yard 3 (25%) food waste from university cafeterias, and 6 yard 3 (50%) wood chips produced and donated by a local tree care company. Compost piles were created on a 5-acre plot of

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Jen A. Sembera, Erica J. Meier, and Tina M. Waliczek

. Washed and unwashed sargassum piles each received ≈6 yard 3 (48%) of food waste generated from the kitchen cafeterias at Texas State University (San Marcos), 6 yard 3 (48%) of wood chips produced and donated by a local tree-care company, and 1/2 yard 3