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Sabahudin Hadrović, Filip Jovanović, Sonja Braunović, Saša Eremija, Zoran Miletić, Snežana Stajić, and Igor Golić

results of an investigation of the most suitable species for biomass production could make a significant contribution to science and practice ( Hadrović et al., 2019 ). In addition, low nitrogen (N) availability is a major limiting factor for plant growth

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Timothy K. Broschat

are reduced nitrogen availability ( Billeaud and Zajicek, 1989 ), water repellency ( Gartner, 1978 ), and allelopathy ( Duryea et al., 1999 ; Still et al., 1976 ). One question that is often asked by landscapers is whether fertilizers should be

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David R. Bryla, Bernadine C. Strik, M. Pilar Bañados, and Timothy L. Righetti

). Nitrogen is the predominant nutrient applied to blueberry for successful commercial growth and production. Although the blueberry plant is relatively small and slow-growing compared with many temperate fruit tree crops, the amount of N fertilizer applied to

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Monica Ozores-Hampton, Francesco Di Gioia, Shinjiro Sato, Eric Simonne, and Kelly Morgan

winter season, respectively ( Sato et al., 2009a ). For both trials, fertilizer treatments consisted of two N rates: the UF/IFAS N recommended rate of 224 kg·ha −1 and a CG rate of 358 kg·ha −1 . Nitrogen rates were applied in pretransplanting and

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Salvatore S. Mangiafico, Julie Newman, Donald J. Merhaut, Jay Gan, Ben Faber, and Laosheng Wu

losses from production nurseries are few, and the results are not always consistent. A survey of container nurseries in the eastern United States found that runoff leaving nurseries exceeded 10 mg·L −1 nitrate–nitrogen (NO 3 –N), although some nurseries

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I. Klein, T.M. DeJong, S.A. Weinbaum, and T.T. Muraoka

1 On sabbatical from the Inst. of Horticulture, ARO, The Volcani Center, Bet Dagan 50250, Israel. We are grateful to T. Kaputska and R.M. Carlson for help with nitrogen analysis. The cost of publishing this paper

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Chenping Xu and Beiquan Mou

; Qadir et al., 2008 ). Another important limiting factor for crop production is soil nutrient deficiency. Nitrogen is considered the most common deficient nutrient, followed by P and K ( Halvin et al., 2005 ). Nitrogen is a major constituent of proteins

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Hagai Yasuor, Alon Ben-Gal, Uri Yermiyahu, Elie Beit-Yannai, and Shabtai Cohen

N fertilizer application to crops ( Del Amor, 2007 ). Sufficient N is essential for normal plant growth and development, being an integral part of protein and chloroplast structure and function ( Barker and Bryson, 2007 ). Nitrogen deficiency has

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Hilary A. Sandler and Carolyn J. DeMoranville

interaction of nitrogen rate and pruning severity on vine propagation and yield components of cranberry, to evaluate economic costs and benefits of these practices, and to develop recommendations for growers who wish to use nursery beds for vine propagation

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Thomas A. Obreza and Arnold Schumann

. To remain sustainable, the industry must improve nitrogen (N) and phosphorus (P) fertilizer use efficiency because total maximum daily load implementation will limit N and/or P loading in watersheds where citrus is grown. The objectives of this