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Joseph P. Albano

chemical bond-strength of the ion-ligand complex with metals as a function of pH, but they share a common trait; they are synthetically produced and not readily biodegradable ( Borowiec et al., 2007 ; Sillanpää, 1997 ). In Europe, these chelating agents

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Melinda Knuth, Bridget K. Behe, Charles R. Hall, Patricia Huddleston, and R. Thomas Fernandez

willingness to pay for attributes and attribute levels for a wide range of horticultural products, including Christmas trees ( Behe et al., 2005b ), landscapes ( Behe et al., 2005a ), biodegradable pots ( Yue et al., 2010 ), mixed flowering annual containers

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Dewayne L. Ingram and Charles R. Hall

, B.L. Dennis, J.H. Lopez, R.G. 2010 Are consumers willing to pay more for biodegradable containers than for plastic ones? Evidence from hypothetical conjoint analysis and nonhypothetical experimental auctions J. Agricultural and Applied Econ. 42 4 757

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Michael R. Evans and Leisha Vance

.R. Evans, unpublished). Being made almost entirely of the protein keratin, feathers are strong, fibrous, biodegradable and contain ≈15% N by weight ( Hadas and Kautsky, 1994 ). Feathers were reported to have more surface area and to be more absorbent than

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Caitlin E. Splawski, Emilie E. Regnier, S. Kent Harrison, Mark A. Bennett, and James D. Metzger

mulch costs U.S. vegetable growers up to $750/ha every year, which generates 112–135 kg·ha −1 waste plastic with an added disposal cost of ≈$50/ha ( Feeser et al., 2014 ). Various biodegradable materials, including starch or cellulose-based bioplastic

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Kristin L. Getter, Bridget K. Behe, and Heidi Marie Wollaeger

biological control pest management practices on floriculture crops HortScience 50 721 732 Yue, C. Hall, C.R. Behe, B.K. Campbell, B.L. Dennis, J.H. Lopez, R.G. 2010 Are consumer willing to pay more for biodegradable containers than for plastic ones? Evidence

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Bridget K. Behe, Patricia Huddleston, and Lynnell Sage

. (2007) investigated consumer perceptions of a hypothetical Pennsylvania brand and showed that ( Verbena × hybrida Voss ‘Tapien Salmon’) branded plants in white containers were most preferred and that the container color was a relatively large

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Fernando de la Riva, Pilar Carolina Mazuela, Juan Eugenio Álvaro, and Miguel Urrestarazu

greenhouse-grown plant tissue, seeds, fruits, and growing media and containers. Mixed peracid or peracetic systems are made with peracetic acid (PAA), hydrogen peroxide, and acetic acid. This mix is virtually unaffected by changes in temperature, even in the

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C. Siobhan Dunets and Youbin Zheng

gum ( Gupta and Ako, 2005 ), and alginate ( Renault et al., 2009 ) are promising flocculant options as they are readily biodegradable and pose no environmental hazard in discharged wastewater. A combined precipitation/flocculation separation process

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Bridget K. Behe, Patricia T. Huddleston, Charles R. Hall, Hayk Khachatryan, and Benjamin Campbell

-friendly, or biological control pest management practices on floriculture crops HortScience 50 721 732 Yue, C. Hall, C.R. Behe, B.K. Campbell, B.L. Lopez, R.G. Dennis, J.H. 2010 Are consumers willing to pay more for biodegradable containers than for plastic