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Luther C. Carson, Monica Ozores-Hampton, Kelly T. Morgan, and Steven A. Sargent

Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services adopted a series of best management practices, which includes the use of CRF ( Bartnick et al., 2005 ). Controlled-release fertilizers are SFs occluded in a polymer, resin, sulfur, or a polymer covering a sulfur

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Milton E. Tignor, Sandra B. Wilson, Gene A. Giacomelli, Chieri Kubota, Efren Fitz-Rodriguez, Tracy A. Irani, Emily B. Rhoades, and Margaret J. McMahon

regulators. Evans et al. (2006) developed 15 virtual field trips that demonstrate various technologies and management strategies used in greenhouse management and controlled environment agriculture. Although these educational advancements are innovative and

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Mark E. Uchanski and Adam Blalock

-irrigated using sub-surface drip tape (Toro Agricultural Irrigation, Riverside, CA) set to a depth of 15.2 cm, 20.3-cm emitter spacing, and a flow rate of 1 L·h −1 /emitter at 55 kPa. All field environments were irrigated approximately once per week when the top 5

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O.M. Aguilar, T.M. Waliczek, and J.M. Zajicek

outcome of a certain event, whereas an external locus of control is the belief that others caused the outcome of an event. With the realization that human influences have a greater impact on the environment than do technological advances came the emergence

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Abbas Lafta, Germán Sandoya, and Beiquan Mou

Tibbitts, 2000 ; Cox et al., 1976 ; Thibodeau and Minotti, 1969 ; Yanagi et al., 1983 ). Yield of lettuce, especially in hot conditions, is controlled by genotype and environment but the influence by the interaction of both is still not well understood

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Christopher A. Proctor, Matt D. Sousek, Aaron J. Patton, Daniel V. Weisenberger, and Zachary J. Reicher

Crabgrass ( Digitaria spp.) is an annual grassy weed native to the lower 48 United States ( U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, 2011 ) and problematic in turf throughout the upper Midwest. Prodiamine [2,4-dinitro

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Amit J. Jhala, Analiza H.M. Ramirez, and Megh Singh

Florida is the largest producer of citrus with production of more than 60% of the total citrus produced in the United States [ U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), 2010 ]. In 2011, citrus was grown on more than 500,000 acres with the production of

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Megh Singh, Mayank Malik, Analiza H.M. Ramirez, and Amit J. Jhala

application timing of glyphosate to control sicklepod and other problem weeds of the Mississippi Delta MS Diss. University of Arkansas, Fayettville U.S. Department of Agriculture 2006 Situation and outlook for citrus 29 July 2011. < http

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Monica Ozores-Hampton

made specific recommendations for an organic producer who uses compost as either a soil organic amendment or a nutrient source. The third paper addressed organic vegetables produced in greenhouses and other controlled environments. Historically, limited

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Marc W. van Iersel and David Gianino

growing environment increases yields and allows inputs such as water, fertilizer, and energy to be used more efficiently. In greenhouses, most environmental variables can be monitored and controlled to provide optimal conditions for plant growth ( Bot