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Nicholas J. Flax, Christopher J. Currey, Alexander G. Litvin, James A. Schrader, David Grewell, and William R. Graves

/distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) composites. ACS Sustain Chem. Eng 2 2699 2706 McCabe, K.G. Schrader, J.A. Currey, C.J. Grewell, D. Graves, W.R. 2016 Soy-composite biocontainers allow for reduced fertilizer inputs during container-crop production

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Amaya Atucha, Ian A. Merwin, and Michael G. Brown

, and minimize soil erosion—helping growers to achieve and sustain orchard productivity over production cycles spanning many decades. Since the 1950s, most fruit growers in North America and Europe have maintained orchard drive lanes with mowed sodgrass

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Robert F. Polomski, Douglas G. Bielenberg, Ted Whitwell, Milton D. Taylor, William C. Bridges, and Stephen J. Klaine

production can contain 100 mg·L −1 NO 3 -N ( Wood et al., 1999 ). In nursery crop production, nursery runoff NO 3 -N concentrations range from 0.1 to 135 mg·L −1 ( Alexander, 1993 ; Taylor et al., 2006 ; Yeager et al., 1993 ) and P levels from 0.01 to 20

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Jacqueline Cormier, Robert Heyduck, Steven Guldan, Shengrui Yao, Dawn VanLeeuwen, and Ivette Guzman

Diversifying agriculture and finding ways to sustainably feed more people with ever-shrinking farmland has become increasingly important. One option to increase production on limited farm space is to use intercropping systems. Intercropping is the

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Chenping Xu and Beiquan Mou

Soil organic matter plays a key role to achieve sustainability in agricultural production, because it possesses many desirable properties such as high WHC, CEC, ability to sequester contaminants, and beneficial effects on the physical, chemical, and

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Jacob H. Shreckhise, James S. Owen Jr., and Alex X. Niemiera

1635 1639 Dennis, J.H. Lopez, R.G. Behe, B.K. Hall, C.R. Yue, C. Campbell, B.L. 2010 Sustainable production practices adopted by greenhouse and nursery plant growers HortScience 45 1232 1237 Dickey, R.D. Poole, R.T. Joiner, J.N. 1967 Effect of nitrogen

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Touria E. Eaton, Douglas A. Cox, and Allen V. Barker

., 2009 , 2011 ). Commercial greenhouse operations that produce organic or sustainable crops have a new niche or specialty crop market. As more greenhouse producers consider implementing organic production practices, questions arise about the use of

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Furn-Wei Lin, Kuan-Hung Lin, Chun-Wei Wu, Yu-Sen Chang, Kuan-Hung Lin, and Chun-Wei Wu

. Sustain. Dev. 36 3 De Pascale, S. Costa, L. D. Vallone, S. Barbieri, G. Maggio, A. 2011 Increasing water use efficiency in vegetable crop production: From plant to irrigation systems efficiency HortTechnology 21 301 308 dos Reis, C.O. Magalhaes, P

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Md. Jahedur Rahman, Haruhisa Inden, and Masaaki Kirimura

Sweet pepper ( Capsicum annuum L.) is an economically important vegetable crop all over the world. It is often grown intensively in greenhouses. In the greenhouse, irrigation is necessary to ensure stable yields with high quality. For sustainable

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Andre Luiz Biscaia Ribeiro da Silva, Joara Secchi Candian, Lincoln Zotarelli, Timothy Coolong, and Christian Christensen

efficiency in high input cropping systems in Florida Sustain. Agr. Res. 12 143 174 Smith, R. Cahn, M. Hartz, T. Love, P. Farrara, B. 2016 Nitrogen dynamics of cole crop production: Implications for fertility management and environmental protection HortScience