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A. Maaike Wubs, Ep Heuvelink, Leo F.M. Marcelis, Gerhard H. Buck-Sorlin, and Jan Vos

et al. (2013) , shoot removal (harvest) not only removes apical dominance and correlative inhibition, but also leads to 1) increased light intensity reaching the axillary bud; and 2) changed spectrum of light reaching the bud (particularly a higher

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Tongyin Li, Guihong Bi, Judson LeCompte, T. Casey Barickman, and Bill B. Evans

in field condition approximated in May at the University of Georgia (Athens). However, shade significantly increased stem length. Different colored shadecloths, also referred to as photoselective nets, have been used to manipulate the light spectrum

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Toshio Shibuya, Ryosuke Endo, Yuki Kitamura, Yoshiaki Kitaya, and Nobuaki Hayashi

the responses of the seedlings grown under metal-halide lamps that provided a spectrum similar to that of natural light and under a fluorescent lamp with low R:FR light. Materials and Methods Expt. 1: Comparison of high red

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Feras Almasri, Husein A. Ajwa, Sanjai J. Parikh, and Kassim Al-Khatib

control spectrum and short plant-back periods ( Jacoby, 2016 ). MeBr is a gas that has a low boiling point and high vapor pressure; such properties allow MeBr to move through soil unimpeded, resulting in high pest control efficacy. However, in the early

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Gioia Massa, Thomas Graham, Tim Haire, Cedric Flemming II, Gerard Newsham, and Raymond Wheeler

canopy, spectral quality or composition can also have a significant influence ( McCree, 1971 ; Monteith and Unsworth, 2007 ; Niinemets, 2010 ). This is generally not a concern in field crop production where plants are grown under broad-spectrum sunlight

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Donald J. Huber

availability of ethylene action inhibitors in general and 1-MCP in particular has indeed provided a powerful tool for investigating the spectrum of ethylene effects in postharvest biology. The responses of horticultural crops to 1-MCP are impressively complex

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Carlos R. Quesada, Adam Witte, and Clifford S. Sadof

-risk and broader spectrum insecticides and 2) the duration of the scale crawler period. Material and methods Scale insects and insecticides. Reduced-risk insecticides (chlorantraniliprole, pyriproxyfen, spiromesifen, and spirotetramat) were chosen from a

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Kenneth R. Summy and Christopher R. Little

; Isaacs et al., 1998 ). Although sugar solutions tend to reflect greater amounts of NIR overall and only absorb light in limited portions of the NIR spectrum (800 to 1100 nm) ( Dull and Giangiacamo, 1984 ; Slaughter and Crisosto, 1998 ), it is not known

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Hsing-Ying Chung, Ming-Yih Chang, Chia-Chyi Wu, and Wei Fang

and anthocyanin production of red leaf lettuce, and it used EY and PY as indicators for assessing the effects of energy consumption of an electric light source and its spectrum on crop production in a plant factory. This study evaluated light recipes

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I-Ling Lai, Chih-Wan Lin, Tsai-Yu Chen, and Wei-Hsin Hu

2003 ; Zhou et al., 2016 ). A novel technology has been used to examine the effect of the light spectrum on in vitro micropropagation ( Fang et al., 2011 ; Lee et al., 2011 ). This study attempted to develop a micropropagation protocol for rapid in