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Don C. Elfving and Dwayne B. Visser

and Thimann, 1958 ). Pruning can interrupt the hormonally based apical dominance control system and encourage buds that otherwise might remain quiescent to form shoots. For this reason, commonly used training systems for sweet cherries rely on pruning

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Clint Hoffmann, Brad Fritz, Dan Martin, Ryan Atwood, Tim Hurner, Mark Ledebuhr, Matt Tandy, John L. Jackson, and Gail Wisler

pathogen necessitate chemical control in the form of pesticide applications ( Tolley, 1990 ). Given the seriousness of the disease, it is important to protect even apparently disease-free trees ( Aubert, 1990 ), especially with new growth flush ( Aubert

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John D. Lea-Cox, William L. Bauerle, Marc W. van Iersel, George F. Kantor, Taryn L. Bauerle, Erik Lichtenberg, Dennis M. King, and Lauren Crawford

.e., self-healing systems) also provide exciting new possibilities for scaling up; the WSN could monitor crop characteristics, environmental conditions, and irrigation applications to “learn” how to optimally irrigate different crops. After the learning

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David R. Bryla and Bernadine C. Strik

system ( Kafkafi and Tarchitsky, 2011 ). Most of the roots of a drip-irrigated plant are located near the drip emitters, and, therefore, nutrient application through the drip system is a very efficient way to apply the fertilizer ( Bryla, 2011 ). Several

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Diego A. Mata and Javier F. Botto

the use of PGRs. This hypothesis should be evaluated under realistic production systems before it can be recommended to growers. Previous reports demonstrate that poinsettia plants are responsive to the manipulation of the light environment reducing

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James W. Julian, Bernadine C. Strik, Handell O. Larco, David R. Bryla, and Dan M. Sullivan

injected through the drip irrigation system and granular feather meal as N fertilizer sources. Supplying N from feather meal or fish fertilizers has an estimated product cost to growers of $10 to $25/kg N applied. Application of surface mulch has been shown

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Daniel Hargey, Benjamin Wherley, Andrew Malis, James Thomas, and Ambika Chandra

, NC) was applied to select treatments using a carbon dioxide (CO 2 )-powered backpack sprayer with XR Teejet 8002VS nozzles (Spraying Systems Co., Wheaton, IL) at 40 psi, at a rate of 28 mg·m −2 a.i. diluted in 0.25 fl oz/ft 2 water. Applications

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Bee Ling Poh, Aparna Gazula, Eric H. Simonne, Francesco Di Gioia, Robert C. Hochmuth, and Michael R. Alligood

Best management practices seek to improve the water use efficiency and water quality in agricultural production systems ( Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, 2005 ). In Florida, sandy soils with low water-holding capacity (0

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Yan Xu, Rachael E. Goodhue, James A. Chalfant, Thomas Miller, and Steven A. Fennimore

Today, California growers face an increasing number of requirements regarding the preplant application of soil fumigants promulgated by federal, state, and county governments. These requirements are issued as label requirements, use regulations, and

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Oscar L. Vargas and David R. Bryla

applications (e.g., once a week) through an irrigation system such as drip, starting at leaf emergence (and finishing 2 months before the end of the growing season) or beginning in May when irrigation is required on a regular basis (D.R. Bryla, personal