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Adam Montri and J.A. Biernbaum

up larger soil aggregates, and an Austrian-style hay rake to remove excess debris and spread compost over the soil surface. Compost is left on the surface to facilitate water absorption, to prevent crusting during seed germination, and to initially

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Ellen M. Bauske, Gary R. Bachman, Tom Bewick, Lucy Bradley, David Close, Rick Durham, and Mary Hockenberry Meyer

presented at the workshop included: 1) the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service funded the development of educational resources to discourage home debris burning and encourage composting; 2) funding from the EMG state association was used

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R. Paul Schreiner, Patricia A. Skinkis, and Amy J. Dreves

cold tap water, transferred with 70% ethanol to petri dishes, and fauna therein were counted under a stereoscope. This method resulted in more plant debris in the rinsate and required more time to sort through debris under the stereoscope. Blender

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Yunwen Wang, Huangjun Lu, Richard N. Raid, Gregg S. Nuessly, and Georgy Faroutine

by lettuce plant debris in soil or leaves of symptomless weed species after the summer and winter fallow periods in California ( Barak et al., 2001 ). Xcv has also been demonstrated to be spread rapidly by overhead irrigation in greenhouse from only

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Lusheng Zeng, Jiayang Liu, Robert N. Carrow, Paul L. Raymer, and Qingguo Huang

content and sands are more prone to surface drying ( Müller and Deurer, 2011 ). On sand soils, SWR is universally attributed to hydrophobic organic matter coating on the sand particle surfaces and hydrophobic organic particulate matter from plant debris or

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Damon E. Abdi and R. Thomas Fernandez

, H. Shim, W.J. Kwon, J.H. 2014 Sorption capacity of plastic debris for hydrophobic organic chemicals Sci. Total Environ. 470/471 1545 1552 Lichtenberg, E. Majsztrik, J. Saavoss, M. 2013 Profitability of sensor-based irrigation in greenhouse and

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Marisa T. Potter, Richard J. Heerema, Jill Schroeder, Jamshid Ashigh, Dawn VanLeeuwen, and Cheryl Fiore

experimental unit (i.e., with yield from the two sample trees in each plot pooled) using a pecan harvester (Savage Model 8042, Madill, OK). To account for varying levels of debris and leaf litter in the piles of nuts after they had been mostly cleaned by

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Matthew D. Clark and Eric Watkins

= no inflorescences, 1 = all tillers flowering). Two weeks after the inflorescence rating, straw persistence was rated on a 1–9 scale as the amount of straw debris present in the verdure after 2 weeks of mowing (9 = least amount of straw and/or debris

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Timothy Coolong

mulches used in vegetable production are contaminated with too much dirt and debris to be recycled directly from the field ( Hemphill, 1993 ). Polyethylene mulches contain nearly as much potential energy per unit weight as oil (20,000 Btu/lb) and could be

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Stephen Patrick Greer and Timothy A. Rinehart

washed off debris) was decanted and a second wash of 2500 ppm Trichlor was applied to seed with agitation for 10 to 15 min and subsequently decanted. For seed that were chemically mutagenized, the initial supernatant was decanted and a solution of 0.1 M