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Tom Yeager, Jeff Million, Claudia Larsen, and Bob Stamps

-making, including irrigation and nutrient scheduling. The simulation of BMP implementation could be linked to economic or profit criteria so the BMPs selected to implement are truly economically and technologically feasible. In conclusion, the container nursery

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Tracy S. Hawkins, Nathan M. Schiff, Emile S. Gardiner, Theodor Leininger, Margaret S. Devall, Dan Wilson, Paul Hamel, Deborah D. McCown, and Kristina Connor

pressure on those species of economic importance ( Negash, 2002 ; Rai, 2002 ; Rosas et al., 2001 ; Rubluo et al., 1993 ). In the United States, federal policy restricts reintroduction of propagated plants as a recovery strategy unless all other methods

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Josh A. Honig, Stacy A. Bonos, and William A. Meyer

using the M13(-21) 18-bp sequence (5′−TGTAAAACGACGGCCAGT-3′) for economic fluorescent labeling ( Schuelke, 2000 ) and synthesized by Integrated DNA Technologies (Coralville, IA). Of the 1071 clones containing dinucleotide repeats, PCR primer pairs were

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Elsa S. Sánchez, Ermita Hernández, Mark L. Gleason, Jean C. Batzer, Mark A. Williams, Timothy Coolong, and Ricardo Bessin

). In KY, muskmelon crops are subjected to intense season-long cucumber beetle pressure compared with PA and IA, as determined by observational and plant mortality assessments. High cucumber beetle populations required the use of insecticides, including

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Robin G. Brumfield, Alyssa J. DeVincentis, Xueni Wang, R. Thomas Fernandez, Susmitha Nambuthiri, Robert L. Geneve, Andrew K. Koeser, Guihong Bi, Tongyin Li, Youping Sun, Genhua Niu, Diana Cochran, Amy Fulcher, and J. Ryan Stewart

production standpoint, it is necessary to look at the use of alternative containers from an economic perspective to encourage their use. Specifically, useful information could be gleaned from a comparison of the costs associated with alternative containers

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Ah-Chiou Lee, Fang-Shin Liao, and Hsiao-Feng Lo

temperature regimes on the quality of six commercial romaine lettuce cultivars with 22 field plantings over a 3-year period and were able to precisely predict yield and head quality. The accurate prediction of harvest dates would minimize economic losses for

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R. Karina Gallardo, Qi Zhang, Michael Dossett, James J. Polashock, Cesar Rodriguez-Saona, Nicholi Vorsa, Patrick P. Edger, Hamid Ashrafi, Ebrahiem Babiker, Chad E. Finn, and Massimo Iorizzo

ultimately profits obtained by producers. Because fresh fruit is generally sold at a much higher price than fruit for processing, $6.11 vs. $1.56/kg, respectively ( U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, 2017 ), growers desire to allocate

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Nathaniel Ferraro, Darrell Bosch, James Pease, and James S. Owen Jr.

water ( USDA, Economic Research Service, 2015 ; USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service, 2014a , 2014b ). This proportion is likely to increase as water scarcity becomes more acute in some regions and operations either discontinue agriculture or

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Shannon Caplan, Bryan Tilt, Gwen Hoheisel, and Tara A. Baugher

). Prior investigations indicate that technology adoption is inhibited by cost, perceived risk, and equipment complexity while conversely adoption is increased by perceived economic benefits, the potential to decrease production risks, and ease of use

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R. Karina Gallardo, Eric T. Stafne, Lisa Wasko DeVetter, Qi Zhang, Charlie Li, Fumiomi Takeda, Jeffrey Williamson, Wei Qiang Yang, William O. Cline, Randy Beaudry, and Renee Allen

. 2016 The economic feasibility of adopting mechanical harvesters by the highbush blueberry industry HortTechnology 26 299 308 Malladi, A. Vashisth, T. NeSmith, S. 2013 Development and evaluation of a portable, handheld mechanical shaker to study fruit