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Fernanda Trientini and Paul R. Fisher

boomers ( Garden Media Group, 2016 ). In this context, small-scale hydroponics is becoming more popular among homeowners and provides a market opportunity for transplants and growing systems. Closed hydroponics systems are suitable for indoor gardening

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Khalid F. Almutairi, Rui M.A. Machado, David R. Bryla, and Bernadine C. Strik

its value for reducing soil pH, once the field was established. We expected that applying S° through a drip system would reduce soil pH faster and require less product than conventional applications of prilled S o because the former would concentrate

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Matthew Chappell, Sue K. Dove, Marc W. van Iersel, Paul A. Thomas, and John Ruter

( Blonquist et al., 2005 ) that can be used in specialty crop agriculture systems. This includes the widely adopted Acclima TDT control system (Acclima, Meridian, ID) developed for turfgrass applications ( Blonquist et al., 2006 ). Yet, until recently, no soil

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Mary Jo Kelly, Marvin P. Pritts, and Robin R. Bellinder

Weed management continues to be a major challenge for strawberry growers who plant in the traditional matted-row production system where mother plants are set in spring and daughter plants fill in the rows over the first growing season ( Hancock et

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Scott Henderson, David Gholami, and Youbin Zheng

. This kind of system initiates irrigation at a user-identified substrate VWC(s) ( Belayneh et al., 2013 ; Chappell et al., 2013 ). Soil moisture sensor-based systems are promising; however, there is not enough information on how many sensors are

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Mary Jane Clark and Youbin Zheng

, 2012 ), which typically consist solely or mainly of Sedum spp. planted in a growing substrate depth of 15 cm or less ( FLL, 2008 ). Sedum are ideal plants for extensive green roof systems as a result of their ability to grow in shallow substrates

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T.K. Hartz, R. Smith, and M. Gaskell

liquid organic fertilizers has come to market, but there is little data available on their N mineralization characteristics or the challenges they pose for application through a drip system. This study was undertaken to document the N mineralization

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Clyde W. Fraisse, Zhengjun Hu, and Eric H. Simonne

of allowing supplemental fertilizer application in case of a leaching rain is an implicit acceptance that leaching caused by rainfall may be inevitable. However, in a production system like seepage-irrigated tomato where all the fertilizer is applied

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Laura Jalpa, Rao S. Mylavarapu, George J. Hochmuth, Alan L. Wright, and Edzard van Santen

agricultural systems and reduce leaching ( Way, 2007 ). For tomato production on sandy soils in Florida, BMPs include drip irrigation, splitting N fertilizer applications (13 weekly applications), and mulched beds, all of which help improve the NUE. In addition

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Jeffery W. Marvin, Robert Andrew Kerr, Lambert B. McCarty, William Bridges, S. Bruce Martin, and Christina E. Wells

. Spray applications were made using a pressurized CO 2 backpack boom sprayer, through 8003 flat-fan nozzles (Tee jet; Spraying Systems Co., Roswell, GA) with a water carrier volume of 374 L·ha −1 . Products were applied in cooler morning or evening hours