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Brian K. Hogendorp, Raymond A. Cloyd, and John M. Swiader

( Hogendorp et al., 2011 ). Materials and Methods Horticultural plants used in this study were grown on raised wire-mesh benches in glass-glazed greenhouses located in the Plant Health Care Greenhouse Facility at the University of Illinois (Urbana

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Myles Lewis, Chieri Kubota, Russell Tronstad, and Young-Jun Son

as well as selected coefficients (constants). Examples of derived variables are greenhouse space, healing chamber space, facility construction costs, facility utility costs, and substrate and fertilizer consumption costs. Equations and assumptions

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W.B. Evans, V. Cerven, N. Winter, and C.E. Coker

cherry tomatoes is labor intensive ( Stall et al., 1982 ). Over several harvests, picking laborers pull hundreds of ripe or ripening fruit from each plant and into buckets or trays. These fruit are then taken to a packing facility for additional grading

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Special HortScience Issue Honors Michael W. Neff This special HortScience edition honors Michael W. Neff, Executive Director of the American Society for Horticultural Science. Mike has very ably served ASHS with distinction for more than 25

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Jessica D. Lubell and Jacob A. Griffith Gardner

Propagation. This study was conducted in 2013 and repeated in 2014. Softwood stems sweetbells were collected from mature, containerized stock plants grown at the University of Connecticut (UConn) Plant Science Research and Education Facility in Storrs, CT, on

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Neil Anderson, Lee Klossner, Neal Eash, Vincent Fritz, Minnie Wang, Stephen Poppe, Judith Reith-Rozelle, David Wildung, Shengrui Yao, Patricia Johnson, and Barbara E. Liedl

Correctional Facility, lat. 45°9′37″ N; USDA Zone 4) to select G. lindheimeri parents for the breeding program. An open-pollinated seedling population from Applewood Seed Company (Lot #AE02129; Arvada, CO) was germinated and seedlings were transplanted into

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Ryan N. Contreras, Jim Owen, Wayne Hanna, and Brian Schwartz

outdoor growing facility in Corvallis, OR, under microirrigation using spray stakes (Netafim USA, Fresno, CA) with a flow rate of 0.2 L·min −1 to maintain a 0.4 leaching fraction (140% of container capacity applied at each irrigation event). On 15 July

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Roland Ebel and Clinton C. Shock

Many call themselves an IHC or are labeled this way by their employers. The American Society of Horticultural Science (ASHS) has used the term IHC since the early 1990s and refers to both full-time consulting and part-time jobs. Accordingly, IHCs

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Marisa M. Wall and Shakil A. Khan

mealybugs ( Dysmicoccus neobrevipes , Maconellicoccus hirsutus , and Pseudococcus cryptus ) ( APHIS, 2008 ). The island of Hawaii has a commercial electron beam facility that is used for quarantine treatment of tropical fruits. Local growers are interested

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Leora Radetsky, Jaimin S. Patel, and Mark S. Rea

LEDs are increasingly available and more efficacious ( PPFD per watt, PPFD /W) than incumbent high-intensity discharge (HID) light sources, making them attractive for horticulture (e.g., Gomez and Izzo, 2018 ; Jones, 2018 ; Massa and Norrie