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Celina Gómez and Cary A. Mitchell

tissue, thereby increasing available PAR at leaf level without causing thermal stress, while waste heat from the LEDs is dispersed elsewhere. What’s more, providing SL directly inside the vertically dense foliar canopies of high-wire crops [e.g., tomato

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vegetative vigor and procumbent growth habit. Wimmer et al. (p. 202) evaluated three training systems (high cordon, mid-wire vertical shoot positioning, and modified Scott Henry) on four cold-climate grape varieties for yield, fruit composition, and vine

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A.J. Both, E. Reiss, J.F. Sudal, K.E. Holmstrom, C.A. Wyenandt, W.L. Kline, and S.A. Garrison

installation of the (retracted) energy curtain inside the high tunnels. While closed, the curtain material was supported by four horizontal guide wires and enclosed the tomato crop on top and all four sides. Table 1. High tunnel energy curtain and the rollup

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Sarah A. Masterson, Megan M. Kennelly, Rhonda R. Janke, and Cary L. Rivard

Herbaceous grafting is often applied to high-value vegetable crops such as watermelon ( Citrullus lanatus ), eggplant ( Solanum melongena ), and tomato worldwide for added vigor, stress tolerance, and disease resistance ( Lee, 1994 , 2003 , 2007

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Tadahisa Higashide and Ep Heuvelink

.g., improvements in greenhouse transmissivity and developments in cultivation techniques such as longer cultivation, soilless culture, high wire training systems, CO 2 enrichment, and environmental control by computers. Also, breeding for higher yielding cultivars

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Eric B. Brennan

plants are plants that are grown in high-value vegetable crops, such as lettuce and broccoli, to provide pollen and nectar for beneficial insects [i.e., hoverflies (Syrphidae), parasitoid wasps (Hymenoptera)] that can help to control aphids ( Ambrosino et

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Chieri Kubota, Mark Kroggel, Mohammad Torabi, Katherine A. Dietrich, Hyun-Jin Kim, Jorge Fonseca, and Cynthia A. Thomson

nutrient solution in a high-wire production system similar to commercial greenhouses. The postharvest changes in lycopene and other quality attributes in fruit produced under high and low EC during storage at different air temperatures were quantified. This

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Rahmatallah Gheshm and Rebecca Nelson Brown

starter nutrients (Metromix 510; Sun Gro Horticulture, Agwam, MA). Fall transplants were grown for 35 d outdoors under ambient conditions, followed by 10 d in the high tunnel before transplanting into the experimental plots on 14 Oct. Spring transplants

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Clifton A. Martin and Rebecca Grube Sideman

England winters to produce spring crops. In 2006–07 and 2007–08, several WSB cultivars were transplanted into unheated high tunnels with and without supplemental rowcover in Durham, NH. Results from these pilot experiments suggested that factors such as

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Sarah A. Masterson, Megan M. Kennelly, Rhonda R. Janke, and Cary L. Rivard

conventionally, with a fungicide application administered after transplanting and conventional insecticides applied as needed. ‘BHN 589’ was used as a nongrafted control and as scion for the grafted treatments. The trial occupied the inner four rows of the high