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Andrew Koeser, Sarah T. Lovell, Michael Evans, and J. Ryan Stewart

deficit irrigation in times of limited water supplies to maintain survival rather than maximize growth ( Fereres and Soriano, 2007 ). This loss in yield potential (i.e., biomass) is largely unacceptable when producing high-value ornamental greenhouse crops

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Rhuanito Soranz Ferrarezi, Geoffrey Matthew Weaver, Marc W. van Iersel, and Roberto Testezlaf

Greenhouse production is a vital part of the horticulture industry, with nearly 20,000 acres devoted to commercial greenhouse production in the United States alone [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), 2009]. Frequent fertilization and irrigation

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Erik Lichtenberg, John Majsztrik, and Monica Saavoss

substrates in greenhouse and container production environments ( Belayneh et al., 2013 ; Burnett and van Iersel, 2008 ; Lea-Cox et al., 2010 ). Wireless transmission of sensor data allows for real-time management of the irrigation system. Wireless sensor

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Jeff S. Kuehny, Matt Taylor, and Michael R. Evans

biodegradable containers that are “plantable” (containers that can be used for greenhouse production and then planted directly in the landscape) have become available for the production of bedding plants. These include Fertilpots (Fertil International, Boulogne

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Cristian Moya, Eduardo Oyanedel, Gabriela Verdugo, M. Fernanda Flores, Miguel Urrestarazu, and Juan E. Álvaro

The greenhouse industry is focused on the consumer market. Consumers demand a diverse array of high-quality vegetables. Among vegetables, tomato is the most important for its high consumption and dietary quality as it contains mainly health

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Youbin Zheng, Linping Wang, Diane Feliciano Cayanan, and Mike Dixon

Greenhouse operations create favorable environmental conditions for plants; these conditions also favor growth of many plant pathogen and algae species. To control the spread of plant pathogens and algae, commercial greenhouse operations use

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Elio Jovicich, Daniel J. Cantliffe, and George J. Hochmuth

84 ORAL SESSION 17 (Abstr. 502–508) Vegetable Crops: Greenhouse Management/Controlled Environmental Agriculture

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Charlie Garcia and Roberto G. Lopez

Controlled-environment (CE) greenhouse and protected production of fruiting vegetable crops is gaining interest in the United States ( Indoor Crop Production Feeding the Future, 2015 ). From 2009 to 2014, CE and protected food crop production area

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Li-Hong Gao, Mei Qu, Hua-Zhong Ren, Xiao-Lei Sui, Qing-Yun Chen, and Zhen-Xian Zhang

Protected horticulture production has a long history in China, and the earliest recordation is written in the Hanshu in the Han Dynasty (206–23 BCE) ( Jiang et al., 2004 ; Zhang, 2005 ). In recent years, new solar greenhouse technology has been

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Scott Henderson, David Gholami, and Youbin Zheng

The ability to efficiently and accurately manage irrigation for greenhouse crops is of increasing interest for commercial growers for both water use efficiency and crop health. Current irrigation methods vary depending on the crop and grower