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Cody J. Stewart, S. Christopher Marble, Brian Jackson, Brian J. Pearson, P. Christopher Wilson, and Dwight K. Lauer

, many other factors such as harvesting methods, pine species, screening or hammer milling before or after aging, and time of year the trees were harvested may also influence the final product’s chemical and physical properties. Most ornamental plant

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Mary Jane Clark and Youbin Zheng

ensure confidentiality, a potting mix reference number was used to differentiate the nine potting mix treatments during the study (i.e., MIX 1 to MIX 9). The initial physical properties of the potting mixes were analyzed using the North Carolina State

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Paraskevi A. Londra, Maria Psychoyou, and John D. Valiantzas

using UFRF has mainly focused on the study of the physical properties of UFRF-amended soils and organic substrates ( Chan and Joyce, 2007 ; Mooney and Baker, 1999 ; Nektarios et al., 2003 , 2004 ; Nguyen et al., 2009 ). Mooney and Baker (1999

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Jeb S. Fields, James S. Owen Jr., James E. Altland, Marc W. van Iersel, and Brian E. Jackson

production of ornamental nursery crops in the southeastern United States recommend static physical properties with a large proportion of AS (10% to 30%) at container capacity [CC (45% to 65%)]. Instead of solely using recommended static measures (AS and CC

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John M. Kauffman, John C. Sorochan, and Dean A. Kopsell

Organic matter accumulation near the soil surface of putting greens is of concern to turf managers because of its effects on soil physical properties that can influence turf performance. Soil OM is composed primarily of dead and sloughed plant

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Nastaran Basiri Jahromi, Amy Fulcher, Forbes Walker, James Altland, Wesley Wright, and Neal Eash

substrate physical properties (substrate based), as described earlier. The current study was an experiment established to validate the models in an outdoor production environment using more commonly used overhead irrigation system rather than the

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Jeffrey R. Pieper, Rebecca Nelson Brown, and José A. Amador

treatment effects. Soil health Cornell Soil Health Test. The Cornell Soil Health Test is a comprehensive analysis incorporating 12 different indicators that is designed to monitor changes in soil chemical, biological, and physical properties over the long

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John J. Sloan, Raul I. Cabrera, Peter A.Y. Ampim, Steve A. George, and Wayne A. Mackay

received the same amount of water, which was targeted to deliver an average 25% leaching fraction. Physical properties of mixes. Physical properties were measured using a 1000-cm 3 PVC cylinder with a perforated, removable flat bottom. The cylinder was

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Jin-wei Zhang, Yi-xue Liu, Jin-ping Yu, Wei Zhang, Ya-qiong Xie, and Ning-ning Ge

, hydrolyzable nitrogen, rapidly available phosphorus, rapidly available potassium, and organic matter) and soil physical properties (clay content and soil density) for the 0- to 25-cm soil layer were analyzed by the Tianjin Institute of Resource and

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Crysta N. Harris, Ryan W. Dickson, Paul R. Fisher, Brian E. Jackson, and Anissa M. Poleatewich

-of-production. Substrate physical properties and nitrogen immobilization. Samples of each substrate blend (not used for growing plants) were evaluated in the laboratory for percent air and water-filled pore space, dry bulk density, and potential to immobilize fertilizer N