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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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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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Juan Carlos Díaz-Pérez and Erick Smith

on how to manage heat stress of bell peppers grown inside high tunnels. High tunnels are protected agricultural structures or hoop houses, but they are not greenhouses, although in much of the international literature high tunnels are referred to as

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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

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Michael J. Roll, Steven E. Newman, and Ronald J. Harkrader

148 POSTER SESSION 5G (Abstr. 304–315) Greenhouse Management–Cross-commodity

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Sarah A. White

., 2007 ; Warsaw et al., 2009 ). Nutrient concentrations in a greenhouse (crops produced in closed systems with permanent cover) effluent can range from 7.5 to 381 mg·L −1 NO 3 -N, 0.9 to 47 mg·L −1 ammoniacal-nitrogen (NH 4 -N), and 0.85 to 306 mg·L −1

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Gerald Henry, Rebecca Grubbs, Chase Straw, Kevin Tucker, and Jared Hoyle

. However, a large amount of greenhouse space, labor, and materials are required to build and house these tanks on site. Furthermore, growing turfgrass on slopes limits establishment to sod, sprigs, or plugs. A standpipe in the front of the tank regulates

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John Watson, François Hébert, Eric M. Lyons, Theo Blom, and Katerina S. Jordan

: Establishment of ‘SR7200' velvet bentgrass Experimental conditions. A 10-week project was conducted during the winter of 2006 in a glass greenhouse at the Edmund C. Bovey Building, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada (lat. 43°31′49″ N, long. 80

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Jeb S. Fields, William C. Fonteno, and Brian E. Jackson

into the diffuser, it slowly drips out of the five holes onto the substrate surface with force similar to a drip irrigation system in a greenhouse production setting. A rubber O-ring is placed around the outside of the diffuser, which allowed it to sit

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Diane M. Camberato, James J. Camberato, and Roberto G. Lopez

, respectively) and 3 to 3.6 g·kg −1 dolomitic limestone (Fafard Custom 1P Mix; Fafard, Inc., Agawam, MA) at Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN (lat. 40° N). The plants were grown in a polycarbonate greenhouse with a double-layer polyethylene roof, exhaust