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Donald J. Garrot Jr., Michael W. Kilby, Delmar D. Fangmeier, Stephen H. Husman, and Andrew E. Ralowicz

1 Extension Plant-Water Relations Specialist. 2 Extension Horticulturist. 3 Professor. 4 Maricopa County Extension Field Crops Agent. 5 Research Associate. Research conducted at Continental, Ariz., in cooperation with Farmers Investment Corporation

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John E. Erickson and Kevin E. Kenworthy

Water and nutrient inputs are frequently applied to residential and commercial turfgrass landscapes to maintain growth and quality. The application of water to residential landscapes represents one of the major uses of potable water in many areas

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Sanliang Gu, Sunghee Guak, Leslie H. Fuchigami, and Charles H. Shin

145 POSTER SESSION (Abstr. 479–486) Water Stress

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Brian Makeredza, Michael Schmeisser, Elmi Lötze, and Willem J. Steyn

, 2012 ). Water stress has been reported to exacerbate the development of sunburn ( Barber and Sharpe, 1971 ; Gonda et al., 2006 ), whereas regular irrigation purportedly decreases the incidence of sunburn, supposedly by facilitating sufficient

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Brent Rowell and Mar Lar Soe

encountered farmer perceptions that limited adoption of drip. Myanmar farmers seeing—but not yet using—drip irrigation for the first time invariably commented that the system could not possibly supply enough water compared with traditional methods of sprinkler

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James D. Oster, D.E. Stottlmyer, and M.L. Arpaia

standard sprinkler irrigation method in a plot located in San Diego county, Calif. The electrical conductivity of the irrigation water (ECiw) was ≈1.0 dS·m −1 . This study was prompted by the rising cost and limited supplies of irrigation water in southern

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Richard Martinson, John Lambrinos, and Ricardo Mata-González

Many urban centers in the western United States are in ecoregions that experience generally low or markedly seasonal patterns of precipitation that create prolonged periods of soil water deficits during the year ( Omernik, 2014 ). As a result, most

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Alejandra Nieto-Garibay and Enrique Troyo-Dieguez

76 POSTER SESSION 9 Water Stress, Water Utilization, & Water Management/Cross-Commodity

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Clinton C. Shock and Feng-Xin Wang

Irrigated horticulture is essential for human health and welfare. Improved human nutrition can be achieved through improved horticultural productivity and quality, which in turn is often related to irrigation practices. Fresh water for horticulture

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Lloyd L. Nackley, Elias Fernandes de Sousa, Bruno J.L. Pitton, Jared Sisneroz, and Lorence R. Oki

pleasing subtropical plants are available to meet a limited winter-market window. Resources that promote plant growth rates, for example, water, fertilizer, pesticides, synthetic hormones, and supplemental light and heat, are expensive ( Ingram et al., 2016