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Dewayne L. Ingram and Charles R. Hall

extreme temperatures, negating the need for extra winter protection. The liner pots get pulled and sold with the plant; the outside socket pots are then replanted with a new crop. The end product, a plant grown in a pine bark substrate in a large pot, is

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Clifton A. Martin and Rebecca Grube Sideman

overwintered in an unheated high tunnel for spring harvest in USDA Hardiness Zone 5 sites. Regardless of cultivar, the additional winter protection offered by a supplemental layer of rowcover increased winter survival, yields and earliness. This is consistent

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Daniel Rowley, Brent L. Black, Dan Drost, and Dillon Feuz

plants, purchasing soilless planting media, and disassembling and reassembling towers for winter protection. The partial budget shown in Table 6 gives a more detailed breakdown of the additional costs and revenues associated with the east

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Xunzhong Zhang, Zachary Taylor, Mike Goatley, Jordan Booth, Isabel Brown, and Kelly Kosiarski

.09.021 Goatley, J.M. Jr. Sneed, J.P. Maddox, V.L. Stewart, B.R. Wells, D.W. Philley, H.W. 2007 Turf covers for winter protection of bermudagrass golf greens Appl. Turfgrass Sci. 4 1 1 10 Hanna, W

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Andrew L. Thomas, Jackie L. Harris, Elijah A. Bergmeier, and R. Keith Striegler

winter protection with mounds of mushroom and/or municipal compost (J-M Farms, Miami, OK; City of Monett, Monett, MO, respectively) during the first five winters; the compost was thereafter spread into the vineyard rows each spring. The study was

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Wendy S. Klooster, Bert M. Cregg, R. Thomas Fernandez, and Pascal Nzokou

, 1995 , 1998 , 1999 ). The system has also been adopted as a method of providing winter protection in northern climates ( Neal, 2004 ). Pot-in-pot production is also suitable for developing niche markets such as living Christmas trees. Living

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Kevin Lombard, Bernd Maier, Franklin J. Thomas, Mick O’Neill, Samuel Allen, and Rob Heyduck

.11040 Davenport, J.R. Keller, M. Mills, L.J. 2008 How cold can you go? Frost and winter protection for grape HortScience 43 1966 1969 10.21273/HORTSCI.43.7.1966 Dutt, G.R. Mielke, E.A. Wolfe, W.H. 1981 The use of soils for the delineation of viticultural zones in

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Laise S. Moreira and Matthew D. Clark

high-cordon system, whereas the cold-sensitive varieties (Jupiter and Vanessa) were trained to the mini-J system for winter protection ( Hoover and Hemstad, 1993 ). Table 1. Description of crosses used for the two experiments, including sampling

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Maria Gannett, Marvin P. Pritts, and Johannes Lehmann

plots. This rate falls within the recommended amount of between 3 and 6 tons/acre of straw added to a strawberry field for winter protection ( Pritts and Handley, 1998 ). Organic amendments were sourced from university farm services with assurance that

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Rebecca M. Harbut, J. Alan Sullivan, John T.A. Proctor, and Harry J. Swartz

block design was used with four replications each with 24 plants. Plants were covered with straw in late Nov. 2002 for winter protection. Straw was removed in late Apr. 2003 and plants were derunnered throughout the season to maintain uniform density