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Dewayne L. Ingram and Charles R. Hall

wire manufacturing and welding the basket together, which was not included in the previously published data. This difference was 0.727 kg CO 2 e per tree. Data for some processes and input products used in SimaPro analyses included embedded impacts of

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Susan C. Miyasaka and Randall T. Hamasaki

the center of the mat on 27 May 2011. During May to June 2011, one T-post was installed next to each planted tree; a wire cage (3 ft diameter by 4 ft high) was secured to the T-post, and shadecloth (47% shade) placed around the wire cage. After the

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Richard L. Hassell, Jonathan R. Schultheis, Wilfred R. Jester, Stephen M. Olson, and Gilbert A. Miller

), the seedless watermelon transplants were moved to wire racks at the field 2 d before being transplanted in the field on 24 Apr. Drip irrigation was initiated at planting, for two cycles per day. Daily fertigation through the drip system was begun on 2

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Martin M. Maboko and Christian P. Du Plooy

The management of total nutrient concentration (NC) applied through fertigation is an important aspect for successful vegetable production in hydroponic systems to maximize yield and quality of produce. However, too high levels of NC increase input

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Dilma Daniela Silva and Richard C. Beeson Jr.

prototype rhizotron was welded from angle-iron strips [L-shaped cross-sections (18 × 18 mm) of 3-mm iron] with narrower width (12.5 × 12.5 mm) at the top of the frame to facilitate transplanting root balls (typically 11.4 L from standard nursery containers

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Ryo Matsuda, Chieri Kubota, M. Lucrecia Alvarez, and Guy A. Cardineau

under greenhouse conditions. In particular, such transgenic plants have not been grown using the cultural practice required for high fruit yield over an extended period of time, including the commercial standard hydroponic, high-wire production system

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Kellie J. Walters, Allison A. Hurt, and Roberto G. Lopez

from stock plants grown under a 16-h photoperiod and propagated in liner trays. On 11 Oct. 2016 (rep 1) and 11 Jan. 2017 (rep 2), rooted liners were transplanted into 15-cm round (1.76 L) containers filled with a (by vol.) 70% peatmoss, 21% perlite, and

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Martin Makgose Maboko and Christian Phillipus Du Plooy

Growing peppers in plastic tunnels has gained interest among hydroponic growers in South Africa, although high temperatures during the summer season limit crop yield. Seed suppliers are continuously improving sweet pepper varieties and recommend

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Fumiomi Takeda, Kathy Demchak, Michele R. Warmund, David T. Handley, Rebecca Grube, and Charles Feldhake

expansion of commercial blackberry production into states in northeastern and midwestern United States. In these areas, however, the interest in growing blackberries remains high among small and part-time farmers looking for crops with a market niche and the

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Ricardo Hernández and Chieri Kubota

therefore they were more compact than the other two treatments ( Table 3 ; Fig. 1 ). A compact plant is a desirable morphological characteristic for transplants. The use of chemical growth retardants to decrease plant height is under high regulation as a