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Štefan Kohek, Nikola Guid, Stanislav Tojnko, Tatjana Unuk, and Simon Kolmanič

form development, growth intensity, time to yield, the balance between growth and fruiting, and renovation of bearing wood and, along with bending, is necessary in both intensive fruit production and free-standing tree forms ( Lakso and Corelli

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Yun Kong, David Llewellyn, Katherine Schiestel, Martha Gay Scroggins, David Lubitz, Mary Ruth McDonald, Rene Van Acker, Ralph C. Martin, Youbin Zheng, and Evan Elford

before this trial. There was no recent history of Momordica production at this site. Six freestanding, NE–SW oriented, quonset-style HTs (10.8 m long × 7.2 m wide × 3.8 m high; DeCloet Greenhouse Mfg. Ltd., Delhi, Ontario, Canada) were constructed on

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Torrance R. Schmidt, Don C. Elfving, James R. McFerson, and Matthew D. Whiting

’/Budagovsky 9 (Bud.9) orchard near Tonasket, WA (lat. 48°46′N, long. 119°27′W). Trees were planted 1 × 3.5 m and trained to a three-wire vertical trellis in a spindle system. Treated trees were sprayed with 200, 400, or 600 mg·L −1 GA 4+7 at 10-mm fruitlet

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Rita L. Hummel, Craig Cogger, Andy Bary, and Robert Riley

Composted organic wastes have the potential to substitute for peat and bark as components of the growth substrates in containerized plant production systems ( Carlile, 2008 ; Clark and Cavigelli, 2005 ; Estévez-Schwarz et al., 2009 ; Fitzpatrick

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Roger Kjelgren, Yongyut Trisurat, Ladawan Puangchit, Nestor Baguinon, and Puay Tan Yok

offer a selection pool for increasing tropical urban tree diversity. Urban, freestanding trees growing along streets, in street medians, or on private property are a critical foundation for both a healthy human population and healthy economy ( Tzoulas et

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Carl E. Niedziela Jr., Mary A. Depa, Paul V. Nelson, Daniel H. Willits, Mary M. Peet, David A. Dickey, and Nancy C. Mingis

response in cucumber, which was optimum at that concentration when tested in a closed-loop rock-storage bed system in the same facilities ( Peet and Willits, 1987 ). The four target PPF levels of 550, 830, 1100, and 1400 μmol·m −2 ·s −1 were designated

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Fumiomi Takeda, Gerard Krewer, Changying Li, Daniel MacLean, and James W. Olmstead

) in Oregon showed that supporting ‘Bluecrop’, an NH blueberry, with a simple two-wire trellis system increased harvest efficiency significantly, mainly by reducing the number of mature fruit missed by the machine. The maximum proportion of fruit

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Sarah E. Cathey, Jason K. Kruse, Thomas R. Sinclair, and Michael D. Dukes

, during 2010 and 2011. For each study, sod pieces of bahiagrass, st. augustinegrass, and zoysiagrass were established in free-standing 0.5-L pots (12.7 cm × 12.7 cm at top by 31 cm deep). The bottoms of the pots were filled with a 2.5-cm depth of rock to

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Sarah E. Dixon, Jerri L. Henry, Dean S. Volenberg, and Reid J. Smeda

to two cordons per vine on a single 6-ft wire, except for Excelsior Springs, which included vines trellised to two cordons per vine on a 5-ft vertical shoot positioning system. Insecticides and fungicides were applied at regular intervals according to

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type) and ‘Kiowa’ (thorny type). Results were recorded during the 2003-2006 harvest seasons. Trellis systems employed were freestanding, shift trellis (Stiles), and two-wire static trellis (Powell). Plant spacing was 2 feet in the row for the