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Mary Jane Clark and Youbin Zheng

grown by home gardeners ( Froese, 2014 ). Tomato plants are considered “heavy feeders” and plant performance is primarily determined by plant growth and fruit yield; however, in comparison, petunia and zonal geranium are “medium feeders” with performance

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Catherine J. Westbrook, David G. Hall, Ed Stover, Yong Ping Duan, and Richard F. Lee

The Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri , is a key pest in most citrus-growing regions around the world. D. citri nymphs feed exclusively on young elongating flush and feeding can retard leaf and shoot development ( Michaud, 2004 ; Shivankar

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Ravneet K. Sandhu, Nathan S. Boyd, Lincoln Zotarelli, Shinsuke Agehara, and Natalia Peres

al., 2021 ). Irrigation, fertilization, disease, and pest management of tomato and bell pepper were performed according to industry recommendations ( Freeman et al., 2017 ). The fertilizer was applied at 226–112–112 (N–P–K) kg/ha to the tomato and

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Fernanda Trientini and Paul R. Fisher

. 2014 Effects of controlled-release fertilizer on leaf area index and fruit yield in high-density soilless tomato culture using low node-order pinching PLoS One 9 e113074 Kinoshita, T. Yamazaki, H. Inamoto, K. Yamazaki, H. 2016 Analysis of yield

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Carl J. Rosen and Deborah L. Allan

.” Heaton (2001) also commented on the fact that many studies reported nutrient concentrations on a dry matter basis when, in fact, for most fruit and vegetables, concentration on a fresh matter basis would be more useful. Given that many composts and

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Shivani Kathi, Catherine Simpson, Alinna Umphres, and Greta Schuster

once every 15 d with 100 mL of a fertilizer solution composed of 3.75 g of water-soluble 30–10–10 (N–P–K) fertilizer dissolved in 1 gallon of water ( Table 2 ). To determine water and nitrate retention, at 3 and 9 d post fertilization, the plants were

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Danielle D. Treadwell, George J. Hochmuth, Robert C. Hochmuth, Eric H. Simonne, Lei L. Davis, Wanda L. Laughlin, Yuncong Li, Teresa Olczyk, Richard K. Sprenkel, and Lance S. Osborne

., 2004 ; Russo, 2006 ; Succop and Newman, 2004 ) or N accumulation in leaf tissues ( Montagu and Goh, 1990 ; Rippy et al., 2004 ) and fruit ( Montagu and Goh, 1990 ). The type of fertilizer used can affect herb quality. For example, Anwar et al. (2005

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Gladis M. Zinati, John Dighton, and Arend-Jan Both

sustainable production of ericaceous nursery crops. Materials and Methods An experiment was conducted under a simulated commercial nursery container production system at the Rutgers University Fruit and Ornamental Research and Extension Center, Cream Ridge

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Daniel Oscar Pereira Soares, Karla Gabrielle Dutra Pinto, Laís Alves da Gama, Carla Coelho Ferreira, Prasanta C. Bhowmik, and Sônia Maria Figueiredo Albertino

yield. Literature Cited Bhattacherjee, A.K. Dikshit, A. 2017 HPLC-PDA determination of chlorpyrifos and glyphosate residues in mango orchard soil and their subsequent uptake to mango fruit Pestic. Res. J. 29 2 183 187

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Kathryn M. Santos, Paul R. Fisher, and William R. Argo

ornamental, and fruit production. Agriculture accounts for over 80% of freshwater consumption in the United States and an increase in water use regulations necessitates improved irrigation strategies ( Weibe and Gollehon, 2006 ). Greenhouse propagation