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

for 49% ($1.25 billion) of annual bedding and garden plant sales. Sixty-nine percent (416 million) of these units were produced in containers less than 5 inches in diameter. Horticultural containers are typically manufactured from PPs. Using the

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Dave Llewellyn, Katherine Schiestel, and Youbin Zheng

recent years, with numerous proven horticultural applications in assimilation (both as SL in greenhouses and as sole-source lighting in growth chambers), photoperiodic, and photomorphogenic lighting ( Nelson and Bugbee, 2014 ; Lopez and Runkle, 2017

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Kristin E. Gibson, Alexa J. Lamm, Fallys Masambuka-Kanchewa, Paul R. Fisher, and Celina Gómez

sampling was used to identify potential respondents. With guidance from a social science research team leading the research, a team of horticulture researchers and extension specialists identified 20 specialty crop growers propagating at least 100

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, and Stephen C. Marble 1 , 1 Auburn University, Department of Horticulture, Auburn University, AL 36849; 2 USDA-ARS, National Soil Dynamics Laboratory, Auburn, AL 36832; 3 Auburn University, School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, Auburn University

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Jinghua Guo, Yan Yan, Lingdi Dong, Yonggang Jiao, Haizheng Xiong, Linqi Shi, Yu Tian, Yubo Yang, and Ainong Shi

and tends to be stimulated during autumn and winter, with lower intensities than in spring ( Santamaria et al., 1999 ). Human-made illumination has been widely applied in facility agriculture to compensate for insufficient natural lighting

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Michael G. Bausher

explore the effects of graft angle on plant survivability and graft union integrity. Materials and Methods Plant material and growing conditions. All experiments were conducted in greenhouses at the USDA-ARS Horticultural Research Laboratory facility, Fort

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Tina Waliczek, Amy McFarland, and Megan Holmes

university and college campuses. Ohio University (Athens) is currently home to the largest in-vessel composting system on any college or university campus in the nation collecting food scraps 6 d per week from the Central Food Facility and campus dining halls

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Ryan S. Donahoo and Kurt H. Lamour

stock, and use of recycled irrigation water provide multiple opportunities for infection by Phytophthora species ( Ribeiro and Linderman, 1991 ). Irrigation water used in horticultural production facilities is routinely collected to reduce

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Dewayne L. Ingram, Charles R. Hall, and Joshua Knight

life cycle. The goal of this research was to model and analyze production systems using LCA procedures for major environmental horticulture crop groups. Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and the subsequent carbon footprint (CF) have been reported for

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C. Michael Bourget

In the area of controlled environment agriculture (CEA), one of the most commonly discussed topics is that of lighting. The lighting system is generally the most expensive component of a CEA facility in terms of upfront costs as well as ongoing