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Said A. Hamido, Kelly T. Morgan, Robert C. Ebel, and Davie M. Kadyampakeni

), climate factors (e.g., temperature, solar radiation, and rainfall), and vegetation cover. Soil water availability may also affect evapotranspiration by reducing water uptake ( Morgan et al., 2006 ). However, studies investigating relationships between soil

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Richard V. Tyson, Danielle D. Treadwell, and Eric H. Simonne

, and manganese (Mn) ( Adler et al., 1996 ) and P, sulfur (S), K, and Fe ( Seawright et al., 1998 ) in recirculating water. Plants' uptake of NH 4 + and NO 3 − as well as other recirculating system nutrients like P reduces the waste stream in

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Qin Shi, Yunlong Yin, Zhiquan Wang, Wencai Fan, Jinbo Guo, and Jianfeng Hua

parameter because of its determination of water and nutrient uptake. This study investigates several lateral root characteristics in T . 406 plants, aiming to detect adaptive responses of the root system to a decrease in water availability. Information

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R. Paul Schreiner

lower frequency of arbuscules in roots, this change in AMF colonization was not associated with a change in vine water status nor was it related to lower uptake of other nutrients. It can be concluded that the small negative effect of foliar P sprays

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Frank G. Bethea Jr., Dara Park, Andrew Mount, Nick Menchyk, and Haibo Liu

antiadhesive properties, repelling water, particles, pathogens, and other molecules, which could hinder the uptake of foliar applications of nutrients and pesticides in an agricultural system ( Bargel et al., 2006 ; Koch et al., 2008 ). The plant cuticle is

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Krishna Nemali and Marc W. van Iersel

the whole-plant scale, some species partition relatively more biomass to roots to increase water uptake ( Jaramillo et al., 2013 ; Lynch, 2007a , 2007b ) as a way to maintain plant water status and photosynthesis under drought conditions. This

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Ibukun T. Ayankojo, Kelly T. Morgan, Monica Ozores-Hampton, and Kati W. Migliaccio

water and nutrient uptake and use efficiencies in tomato production ( Zotarelli et al., 2009a ). Therefore, proper irrigation scheduling could contribute to increase in crop yield as well as improve the economic viability of crop production. There are

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Tim R. Pannkuk, Jacqueline A. Aitkenhead-Peterson, Kurt Steinke, James C. Thomas, David R. Chalmers, and Richard H. White

and fall months where the trees at CS displayed significantly lower water use ( Table 5 ). Because of reduced water use in CS relative to SA, we suggest that the use of high sodium bicarbonate water may have affected plant water uptake. High soil

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Yong Ha Rhie, Seonghwan Kang, and Jongyun Kim

uptake from the leaves. It has been established that the relative water content of leaves controls the stomatal movement of CAM plants at night ( Nobel, 1977 ), and that the stomata of CAM plants tend to close under water stress, thus reducing CO 2

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Takafumi Kinoshita and Masaharu Masuda

differences in the modes of nutrient uptake in CRF- and LF-treated plants. Xylem exudates were analyzed after stem decapitation to assess nutrient uptake by the plant. The volume of xylem exudates per unit of time can be used to measure the activity of water