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M. Leonard Wells and Bruce W. Wood

Smith, M.W. Ager, P.L. Endicott, D.S.W. 1985 Effect of nitrogen and potassium on yield, growth, and leaf elemental concentration of pecan J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 110 446 450 Smith, M.W. Gallott, J.C. 1990 Mechanical thinning of pecan fruit HortScience

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Abdullah Ibrahim, Hesham Abdel-Razzak, Mahmoud Wahb-Allah, Mekhled Alenazi, Abdullah Alsadon, and Yaser Hassan Dewir

concentrations from interfering with one another, a distance of 1 m was left between the spot of two applications. Measurements of plant growth and fruit physical traits . Plant growth parameters, including leaf area, stem length, and fresh weight, were recorded

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Gerry H. Neilsen, Denise Neilsen, Frank Kappel, Peter Toivonen, and Linda Herbert

affecting cherry maturity. The least stressful irrigation treatment (I1) was associated with higher accumulations of N, P, and K in cherry fruit, which for P and K is consistent with increases observed in their respective leaf concentration. Soil

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Jeffrey G. Williamson and Jonathan H. Crane

. Ideally, bark beds should not become excessively dry between irrigations. Stone fruit. Little is known about peach nutrition under Florida conditions. Most growers use soil and leaf tissue analyses along with plant vigor and appearance to evaluate their

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C. Yang, D.Y. Jiao, Z.Q. Cai, H.D. Gong, and G.Y. Li

calculated as the number of set fruits divided by the number of female flowers × 100. Statistical analysis. All data are presented as mean values ± sd . The leaf and growth traits and fruit set percentage between the different PGR treatments were analyzed by

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Aline Coelho Frasca, Monica Ozores-Hampton, John Scott, and Eugene McAvoy

the United States with 13,760 ha harvested and an average yield of 29.7 Mg·ha −1 resulting in 408,397 Mg of tomato fruit ( USDA, 2014 ). The majority of the tomato cultivars grown for the Florida fresh market are hybrids with a determinate upright

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Thomas A. Obreza, Robert E. Rouse, and Kelly T. Morgan

evaluated using linear regression ( Systat Software, Inc., 2006 ). Phosphorus soil test calibration was attempted by relating tree size, fruit yield, leaf tissue P concentration, and fruit quality variables measured from each plot in a given year to soil

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Monica Ozores-Hampton, Philip A. Stansly, and Eugene McAvoy

important attribute in determining quality for the green-ripe harvested tomato industry due to the long period between harvest and final sale. Tomato yellow leaf curl virus incidence and severity, BLS severity, yield components, fruit color, and visual

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Melisa Crane, Todd C. Wehner, and Rachel P. Naegele

were 1.5 m apart (center to center). Fertilizer consisted of 90–39–74 kg·ha −1 (N–P–K) broadcast preplant and 34–0–0 kg·ha −1 (N–P–K) side dressed at the two to four leaf stage. Curbit (active ingredient Ethalfluralin) (Loveland Products, Inc

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Michael W. Smith and Becky S. Cheary

., 1998 ). The rapid accumulation of P in the fruit and concurrent depletion from the leaves resulted in leaf necrosis and partial defoliation when P was limiting ( Smith, 2010 ; Sparks, 1977 ). Smith (2010) reported that leaf, kernel, and shuck P