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Ioannis Chatzicharissis, Konstantinos Kazantzis, Thomas Sotiropoulos and Nikolaos Koutinas

leaf and soil analyses data. With regard to foliar application of nutrients, boron was applied annually at the pre-bloom stage, zinc on newly developed leaves after budbreak, and calcium two to three times before harvest. Trees of ‘Bakirtzeika’ are

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Jennifer K. Boldt, James C. Locke and James E. Altland

only increased 7% in flowers, 105% in stems, and 115% in leaves. This is characteristic of nonaccumulators, which do not accumulate high concentrations of Si in foliar tissue, even when Si is amply available. Although nonaccumulators often exhibit an

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Hanan M. El-Hoseiny, Mohamed N. Helaly, Nabil I. Elsheery and Shamel M. Alam-Eldein

percentage of malformation, increased fruit retention and tree productivity, and improved fruit physiochemical characteristics ( Mouco at al., 2009 ). Foliar B application improved panicle growth, fruit retention and physicochemical characteristics of

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Humberto Núñez-Moreno, James L. Walworth and Andrew P. Pond

presents general soil characteristics of the orchard site at 0- to 30-cm depth. The soil is typical of many southwestern U.S. soils and therefore many regional pecan orchards. Trees are planted in a square design and the space between trees is 9.15 m

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Danise Coon, Derek W. Barchenger and Paul W. Bosland

ornamental pepper cultivars currently available need to be pinched or sprayed with a uniconazole foliar application to achieve a dwarf or semidwarf plant habit ( Starman, 1993 ). Dwarf and semidwarf plants are generally recognized as being smaller than normal

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Ritu Dhir, Richard L. Harkess and Guihong Bi

temperature, usually 10 to 15 °C above ambient, is considered heat stress or heat shock. Foliar bleaching symptoms resulting from heat stress vary based on species, foliage exposure, and foliage physiological characteristics ( Vollenweider and Gunthardt

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Uttara C. Samarakoon and James E. Faust

plant grower is to produce cuttings that resist these physiological and pathogenic problems. Growers empirically evaluate the cutting quality that impacts postharvest durability during shipping and propagation and refer to the desired characteristics as

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Matthew Arrington and Lisa Wasko DeVetter

applications of Ca and B on fruit set, yield and the fruit quality characteristics of berry size and firmness. Under the conditions of our study, foliar applications of Ca and B, either alone or in combination, did not improve fruit set, yield, or our measured

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Anna L. Testen, Delphina P. Mamiro, Hosea D. Mtui, Jackson Nahson, Ernest R. Mbega, David M. Francis and Sally A. Miller

. Materials and Methods Baseline tomato production survey, site, and farmer selection. Baseline surveys were conducted to determine common characteristics of tomato farmers, tomato production practices, and constraints in five villages in the Morogoro Region

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Sheng Li, Feng Wu, Yongping Duan, Ariel Singerman and Zhengfei Guan

the strategies proposed for vector control and disease treatment include chemotherapy ( Zhang et al., 2014 ), foliar sprays ( Spann et al., 2011 ), thermotherapy ( Hoffman et al., 2013 ), biological control ( Alvarez et al., 2016 ; Cazorla and Mercado